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What is Happening with Your Youth or Adult Child is Not a Result of a Parenting Failure - Shared screen with speaker view
Debbie Saenz
22:43
Debbie Saenz- Children's Medical Services- Title V Family Leader. Mother of adult twin boys that have autism.
Jeremy - CAFE TAC
23:29
Feel free to post a question or comment here in the chat!
Pam - Seattle
25:42
I have a spouse and adult child with OCD. I am a family peer support facilitator with NAMI and with OCD Seattle family group.
Jeremy - CAFE TAC
25:50
Please take a minute to share your information through this online form so we can let you know about upcoming sessions: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FamMHLC
Debbie Saenz
33:21
It is hard to be a mom who feels responsible for a job, a husband, an older parent and the "world" in general.....
Debbie Saenz
36:12
You just became a little bit more tired....
Debbie Saenz
40:41
There are days when you feel ashamed to be angry or having thoughts that are less than complimentary towards your family member who has the special need....
Debbie Saenz
42:24
AMEN!
Sherry Warner (she, her)
44:53
Could you share the 5 tips in the chat?
Debbie Saenz
45:38
It is easy for those who have not done what we do every day to give us advice on how to handle everything!!
Charlotte Sytnyk
45:53
1) its ok to hav both positive and negative feelings. 2)
Charlotte Sytnyk
46:28
2) focus on what you can do to promote your own wellbeing not what others should or could do.
Charlotte Sytnyk
47:10
3) be kind to yourself. Learn to treat yourself with the same love and respect that you treat others in your life that you care about.
Charlotte Sytnyk
47:53
4) learn to forgive - both YOURSELF and others. let go of those harboured negative feeling you are carrying
Charlotte Sytnyk
49:19
5) Give yourself space. This is a big one for Kristen and me - we wish we had done this one sooner. Give yourself space and time to feel what ever emotion you have. you are allowed to have your feelings whatever they may be
Sherry Warner (she, her)
51:10
thank you so much for typing that out-
Pam - Seattle
01:01:29
National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI, has free online classes and support groups for families and adults living with mental health conditions. nami.org
Pam - Seattle
01:06:12
Thank you Debbie!
Debbie Saenz
01:07:09
You are welcome....I am open to conversations for those who just want a listening ear...debrasaenz@tds.net
Jane
01:08:00
NAMI Principles of Support
Jane
01:09:28
#12 We will never give up hope. #10 We accept we cannot solve all problems. # 8 We forgive ourselves and reject guilt.
Jane
01:14:43
Virtual platforms have really opened up resources to rural communities that don't have the same resources.
Debbie Saenz
01:17:54
Please speak up if you would like to discuss your situation....we are here to listen and support you...
Debbie Saenz
01:19:27
I'm a big talker and do not want to be one of the few talking..
Jane
01:21:55
NAMI Basics OnDemand https://nami.org/Support-Education/Mental-Health-Education/NAMI-Basics is available 24/7. Very helpful for primary caregivers for children that are under age of majority.
Debbie Saenz
01:23:34
Florida has a website called Aunt Bertha...I don't know if Alabama has something similar but it gives all sorts of resources available in different areas.
Jane
01:24:12
NAMI Family & Friends which has a downloadable e-books in wide variety of languages is also available 24/7. https://nami.org/Support-Education/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Family-Friends
Debbie Saenz
01:25:21
Bless you Ms. Myrna...
Debbie Saenz
01:27:40
Cheese cake can be a drug!
Jane
01:30:50
Collaborative Problem Solving
Debbie Saenz
01:30:59
My boys used to tell me when they were little that I was getting on their last nerve...LOL!
Terri P
01:36:36
acts of service
Debbie Saenz
01:36:52
We can never be sure exactly what is going on in their minds the same as they don't know what is in ours...
Debbie Saenz
01:39:02
Puberty...UGGGGHHHHH
Yolanda Herrera
01:40:16
Thank you so much, a lot of very good information was shared.
Jane
01:40:36
Children with intellectual disabilities and other underlying developmental health conditions also have opportunity to experience mental health conditions.
Debbie Saenz
01:40:43
Natalie it is important for you to speak up at all provider appointments! You know your child better than anyone!
Jeremy - CAFE TAC
01:41:07
Please share your info so we can stay in touch! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FamMHLC
Debbie Saenz
01:43:00
Thanks so much for this forum! It is wonderful!
Charlotte Sytnyk
01:43:21
thank you all for joining us!
Jane
01:44:08
Thank you!!
Terri P
01:44:29
Thank you so much for your time!
myrna dukes
01:44:30
thanks
myrna dukes
01:44:49
myrna dukes thanks