My 15 year old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD in the 2'nd grade. We put her on Adderall and hired a tutor to help her get through grade school. When she entered middle school, she tried all kinds of ways to express herself, got into trouble, (saying and writing horrible things about others, including teachers, physical fights, pulling fire alarm, which got her arrested), the adderall made her feel so different, she was not taking it. Even while watching her, she was able to pretend and then spit it out later. Tried other meds, didn't seem to work. Tried special programs at school, all which seemed to help, and she did get through middle school. She is now in high school. Her first semester, she dried to 'kill' herself. I put her in a special program for teens, lots of therapy, etc. Found out that she had been making herself vomit since 6'th grade and she was diagnosed with clinical depression. This group helped and she is now on prozac, which has helped her mental attitude. But. she is still failing classes, she doesn't seem to care about school, she is in love, this guy has had many issues himself, they are both melodramatic, her father and I are divorced and agree on very little other than that we want her to succeed and that we care about her. I'm so streessed out with her and the other issues in my life, I'm just plain tired. I thought that maybe writing about all this and getting ideas from others might help. I've never tried this before. So, anybody out there have any suggestions? Thanks.
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