Category: Stories from the Trenches

Navigating Reactive Attachment Disorder – And Succeeding!

Gina and her husband adopted Maddox only to discover he suffered developmental trauma and was diagnosed with RAD. Through years of therapy and specialized schools he’s a successful and well-adjusted teenager with a bright future ahead.

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Surviving and thriving with RAD: In his own words

Jessie Hogsett was diagnosed with RAD at the age of 12 and grew up acting out of the hurt and trauma of his early childhood. He offers invaluable advice to parents of troubled kids.

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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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