The first principle of support for NAMI family support groups is "We will see the individual first, not the illness."As family members it is easy to see the illness first because so much of our lives ... Read More about Seeing the Illness
Often mental illness will first exhibit as behavior that seems a little strange: Talking to one's self, imaginary worlds, or staying away from other people. When this behavior occurs in a young adult, ... Read More about Did I Do This?
“If you will just get out of your son’s life, he will be fine.” The words hit me right in the heart. Oh, I had plenty of people critique my parenting over the course of the five years ... Read More about No More Guilt