10 Strategies for Coping with Mental Illness as a Mom

Parenting comes with its share of highs and lows, good days and bad days. The task of growing a tiny human into a full-sized contributing-to-society adult is no small challenge. Whether you had children old or young, parenting demands nonstop balance of your own needs with your child’s. This balancing act becomes all the more precarious when you are a parent with a mental illness. Acknowledging the Challenges One of the most common fears for mothers with mental illness is the potential risk of their children developing a psychiatric disorder. In fact, disorders such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, schizophrenia, bipolar…

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