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Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges: A Guide to Life with Emotionally Complex Kids offers overwhelmed readers guidance, solidarity, and hope. The author, a "mental-health mom" who's survived indignity, exhaustion, and the heartbreak of loving a child with multiple mental-health disorders, writes with frankness and occasional humor about the hardest parenting j ...more
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Published November 8th 2018 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Jennifer Tam
Feb 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
An excellent book that had some very practical and helpful suggestions and advice for me
Amanda
Feb 05, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is more like a guidebook, written in a way that you can pick it up and find support and resources that are relevant to you. I don't have a child struggling with severe mental health issues, but as someone who has dealt with mental health issues myself, I know my kids are more likely to struggle. Also a good read for someone who wants to better understand how common mental health challenges are, and how you can better help, and support those around you who may be going through it. ...more
Aurelia
Feb 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
INVALUABLE!!! For families starting from the beginning, or for those all too familiar with caring for a child with mental health challenges, this is a must read/buy! The listed resources are up-to-date and nicely consolidated for quick access.
Heather
Jan 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
Extremely helpful for me even though my child has a mild disorder.
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Must-read. Easy read, compassionate and wise perspective. She gives practical advise and is very courageous with her vulnerability.
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