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Residential Progress — Hypervigilant.org

Last fall, we admitted our son to a residential facility, expecting a 30- to 60-day stay. Just to get his head straight. From then through early spring, his behavior spiraled so far out of control that he didn’t have an off-campus pass until mid-spring. He earned a 6-hour off-site pass…and promptly spiraled again. He didn’t […]

via Residential Progress — Hypervigilant.org

15 thoughts on “Residential Progress — Hypervigilant.org

  1. I am walking that path too…there are days when I think I am completely failing at parenting my child who has a mental illness. I have been to the place where I truly had no more strategies to use…the bottom of the barrel…no more strength to face the battles…
    I am glad your son is making progress! The seemingly little things are HUGE!

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        1. We’re hanging in. I think spouse (or other adult) support and faith in God are key to survival… without that I may have seriously considered drowning myself…

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                    1. Try Google search or check w social services (even if they are crap, as I have been informed, they should at least have a list of resources). Our first social worker was pretty horrible, so I know how discouraging that can be. Actually, she called me Hypervigilant, so I guess something good came out of it…

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                    2. Ah I wondered where the name change from.
                      I could look but if I’m honest I’m so tired with the whole thing and of googling for some new resource or shitty support thing.

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