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  1. TiredSoul

    Anyone have an older teen/young adult who was diagnosis'd with ODD as a child?

    My son was diagnosis'd with ADHD and ODD in Kindergarten. He still has these characteristics at age 17. What has helped your child? Are they still like this? Did they outgrow it? How is their life now? Oppositional Defiant Disorder ⚠️Angry and irritable mood: ✓Often and easily loses temper ✓Is...
  2. Peace Seeker

    Just trying to breathe...

    Hi all, I’m new and please forgive me if I’m not doing this properly. I read several threads and posts, and I feel like this could possibly be a place to gain some insight and solace. Today was a particularly brutal day which has left me feeling eviscerated, devastated and heart sore. A...
  3. F

    Is relinquishing custody best for everyone's safety?

    Hello All, Fourteen year old son with multiple-diagnosis is in Residential Treatment Center (RTC). Current insurance, Tricare, is unwilling to pay anymore because of lack of progress. Residential Treatment Center (RTC) is recommending we relinquish custody to the state. Andrew has been diagnosed with ODD, Aspergers, Depression and ADHD (I might have...
  4. M

    First post. Child with ODD and Adhd

    Hello moms. So i just came accross this site looking on the web for advice about my daughter. Let me explain. Im 28 i have an eight year old daughter only child for now im 6 months pregnant with a boy. .shes not to happy. My daughter is diagnosed with ODD and ADHD. When she was younger...
  5. L

    In School Suspension, Alternate Placements, and Other Ramblings

    First of all, I think the use of ISS ("In School Suspension", though I'm pretty sure all of us here are pretty familiar with it) as anything more than a 1 day punishment is pretty much pointless bullshit. Even just for one day, most of our kids are probably scarcely able to tolerate it. My...
  6. G

    Anyone turned a child over to the state??

    Hey guys, I could use some advice. I have a 12 year old son. I have been having problems with him since he was 5. They have escalated over time and now I need answers from those who have taken the next step. My son has been diagnosed with ADHD, ODD and even anti-social personality disorder...
  7. upthewolves

    Introduction

    Hello battle-weary parents, My 10yo son has always been "different," "passionate" and "more intense"; maybe four years ago we had him do testing and was diagnosed with ADHD, and has picked up Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Depressive Disorder and my favorite, Mood Disorder not otherwise specified, which I suspect covers the...
  8. G

    Where do I start?

    I have a 5 year old daughter. She is an angel at school. No trouble at dance. Great for the grandparents and babysitters. But with her dad & I at home, she loses it when the word NO comes out. Screaming matches for hours. Throwing anything she can get her hands on. Crying and screaming til she...
  9. I

    My baby girl, a psychopath?

    I'm new here and I have been struggling with my 5 year old since she was 1.5 yrs old. It started with tantrums so bad I dreaded grocery shopping days. It has now escalated to defiance so bad she looks at you and does exactly what you tell her not to right after you say it, even right after...
  10. The exhausted tiny bear

    Tired upset and I want to give up I’ve lost my self and my child

    Before I begin please excuse my grammar and punctuation or lack of I just need to get this out sometimes it feels as if I’ve gone crazy my 15 yr old daughter has never been the best behaved child but I figured her outbursts and fits were normal the doctor assured me there were no signs of odd or...
  11. T

    Seriously considering walking away from my son

    My hubby and I took emergency custody of his 2 out-of-state grandsons in 2006, when their bio parents went to prison. Both parents were (and still are) drug addicts, and the children were prenatally exposed. The children were 31 months and 7 months old when we took them in. We later legally...
  12. T

    I spoke to soon..

    Anyone who has read my previous posts know I said we have not had an issue with X acting out at school, only at home. All that changed yesterday. We received a call from the school letting us know we need to come in right away to deal with an issue with X. They would not really elaborate other...
  13. leaving

    Pathological Lying?

    Can anyone relate to this with their child? Our son has been lying to us for years and years and it comes SO easily to him. He will lie to us even when we present him with evidence. It's so distressing. I had to add it to the questionnaire for the clinic we are looking at for him. I looked up...
  14. T

    Exhausting weeks with 50% step-son who doesn't listen...Please help...

    Hi everyone, I'm new. I've been trying for a long time now to approach this in a way that works, but nothing has worked, and I'm in a bit of an awkward position. I'd really appreciate some insight. My step-son lives with me and my wife (his biological mother) every other week, and with his...
  15. T

    12 Year old Step Daughter with ODD & Histrionic PD we're begging for help!

    Hi Everyone, I am new to this. First time ever on a forum but we're at our wits end. I have a 12 year old step daughter who has lived with us since April of 2016. She is a funny, creative, smart girl. I may not be her birth mother but think of her and love her as my own. I will refer to her as...
  16. M

    My life is a wreck and therefore so is my parenting

    Ok, here it goes. Tonight i almost hit my breaking point with anxiety. I feel so stressed out and guilty to even be at this place in my life and now i know its beyond self repair. It scares me to think of going anywhere short or long term but i know its come to it. My depression is...
  17. T

    17 Yr old son has CD

    Well, my son has Conduct disorder, ADHD, Bipolar and likely Executive Function disorder... this all came to light about 2 months ago when, after having moved in with me and my wife for 2 months, we discovered he had stolen over $8000 from emergency funds we had hidden in our room (pretty much...
  18. M

    Advice for my 7year old daughter with ADHD/ODD.. I am afraid there's more.

    Hi everyone, I am new here so please bare with me if I am posting in the wrong threads or not giving enough details. Since I am new here I apologize for the length of this, there is so much I feel I need to explain for anyone to help me or understand. I am very open-minded and welcome all...
  19. C

    Desperate mom needs advice!!!

    Hi Everyone! I'm so relieved to have a place that I can seek some guidance from all of you amazing parents that have been there done that -any advice is much appreciated! Here goes, I'll try to be brief. My son, now 5 and having just entered Kindergarten has ALWAYS been challenging. He was born screaming and...
  20. A

    Therapist Recommendation

    My 11 year old son has Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Can anyone recommend a good therapist in Maryland, particularly southern Maryland? I am looking for someone who works with kids on a daily basis.
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