Category: Family and Friends

It takes a village

My son Devon has a long track-record of making false allegations against staff at treatment facilities where he’s a patient. “I’m afraid

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When Insurers Deny Mental Health Coverage, Families In Crisis Struggle Even More

By Christine Herman When Matthew Timion needed to get his son treatment for mental illness, he did not anticipate it

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What we might learn from another tragic story of mental health help given too late, too little

Caleb, 11, was thin with blond hair, glasses, and a big smile where crooked teeth jockeyed for space. He and

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RAD, DTD – What’s all the controversy about?

Tweets. Facebook messages. Verbal knockouts. One too many times, I’ve been told reactive attachment disorder (RAD)—the result of a child’s

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Out Of Options, Parents Of Children With Mental Illness Trade Custody For Treatment

Illinois Newsroom–Jul 31, 2018 When Toni and Jim Hoy adopted their son Daniel as a toddler, they did not plan

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How kids in “typical” biological families grow up with attachment issues

Adults who grew up in so-called “typical” families—the families we pay no or little attention to because it looks “normal”,

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