Tags » Residential Treatment Programs

Adventures in Mental Illness: Part 3

On the surface the residential treatment program in Idaho seemed like a very nice place. It was located in a beautiful, scenic area surrounded by lakes, forests and mountains. 2,098 more words

Paying for Psychological and Psychiatric Services

“How do you pay for psychological & psychiatric services? An even bigger expense is paying for residential treatment but if your child needs these services they are important enough to take out a second mortgage on your house or to use your child’s college fund to pay for these services.”   66 more words
Navigating And Advocating

ERP Therapy and Increased Anxiety

When my son Dan was first diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, he, like so many others, did not receive proper treatment. Wrong therapy, wrong drugs. His OCD spiraled out of control and less than a year later it was so severe he could not even eat. 498 more words

Mental Health

OCD, Career Choices, and Limitations

A version of this post first appeared on my blog in May, 2013…..

I’ve written before about my son Dan’s almost lifelong dream of becoming an animator. 478 more words

Mental Health