Supporting and promoting the well-being of mental health carers and their families.
Mental Health Carers Austalia.
29-05-2017 09:37 AM
Hi first time posting here. My beautiful 23 year old daughter has just been admitted a few days ago the first time was about 3 years ago where she was suffering a drug induced psychosis then later diagnosed with Schizophrenia she did well under CTO and on her monthly injections for about 18 months then my mother was given a terminal diagnosis and it hit us all hard my daughter stopped Meds and started using substances again. I have watched her mental health decline and have felt helpless we are both also grieving for my mum. Wednesday shit hit the fan and I knew if I got her to hospital they would have to admit her she is in high care and I don't think she will be able to leave for some time. Thank goodness because I can't care for her the way she needs. We have a family meeting with the Drs today to see what the plan is. The system sucked 1st time round and I feel like I have to be the one to demand help and support for her. Thanks for reading hugs to all the struggling parents x
29-05-2017 11:02 AM
Re: Round 2
I am so sorry to hear what a awful time you are going through @Anxiousmum. There is nothing worse than watching someone we love going through this and feeling so helpless. It sounds like you are doing all the right things and being an advocate for your daughter. And I guess sometimes we have to accept that is all we can do. It doesn't take away the pain though.
Sending you good thoughts and I hope she gets the help she needs - and you get some peace and time to grieve for your own Mum.
01-06-2017 04:57 PM
Re: Round 2
@Anxiousmum thank you for your first post and a big welcome to the forums.
You sound like are juggling a lot at the moment, I'm sorry to hear of your loss of your mum and your experience of the system first time round. I'm really hoping that your experience is more positive and productive this time round.
How did your family metting go with the Drs?
How are things for your daughter at the moemtn after a few days of treatment?
02-06-2017 07:40 AM