My daughter, who is highly intelligent, can no longer attend class without collapsing in tears in the counselors office and I have tried EVERYTHING!!!!!! My daughter is 16. She is bipolar but she also hallucinates when she is very ill. I suspect that he bio-mom was using drugs as he bio mom was living on the streets at the time. My daughter was taken at birth by SRS and put up for adoption: we have had her since she was 16 months. She was hospitalized for 10 days this fall, at her request. It is her third hospitalization in 4 years, each time in the Fall. She is having a horrible time getting back into school, and we have tried everything that we can think of. She has a 504, and the school is telling us that we have had about everything that the school district is able to offer. She had homebound for 2 weeks when she got out of the hospital. She has extended time to get her work done. They cut her class load back to half days. She has a quiet place to go if she feels stressed. She still cannot attend class. She tries, and 20 minutes later she is crying in the counselors office (her usual quiet place) We have talked to her docs, and medications have been changed. She is currently on lamictal 200 mg, seroquel XR 300 mg, and abilify 45 mg. They change the medications, but it does little good. We have talked to her counselor, repeatedly, on this subject as well as others. To make things even MORE difficult, she is not always honest. Mind, she is not DISHONEST, but many teenagers will lie JUST a bit and she is one of them. She went to a college last weekend to look around, and she came back starry-eyed and eager to go. She is gifted. And, she KNOWS that she must get through high school before she can attend college! But nothing helps. I take her to school, she goes to the councellors office where she cries, complains of hallucinations and suicidal thoughts, and then home. Often she does not get as far as school. There are things that she would like to do, but we refuse because we do not consider her to be well enough. She says that her mood is more stable, and she ACTS like her mood is more stable. Usually the hallucinations are linked to a worstening mood, but this time they are not. At home she reports the same symptoms, only not as serious and she can funcion very well, though she is not very focused. And we are stumped.