THE MIRY CLAY

Know a teenager who self-harms?

I did, too.

 

Here you will find my account of our family's experience with juvenile self harm, psychiatric hospitals, medications, and therapists. 

Statistics show that this behavior is on the rise, especially for girls.

 

Please share this with anyone it might help so that they will know...

You  are not alone. 

** Chapters uploaded as I complete them. 

Intro to parents journey into juvenile mental health

February 21, 2018

Matthew 5:37

But let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these is from the evil one.

Because Grace had begun seeing her counselor weekly and we then added seeing a psychiatrist to monitor her medication every three weeks, Grace was missing...

1 Peter 5:8 

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Things seem to go fine for Grace at St. Rita’s initially. I had a blessing of entering a research phase with my job, so I was able to work fr...

February 19, 2018

Psalm 42:9

I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? Why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

It is no exaggeration to say that when the next morning came, with the sun, you are a little surprised at first. The world continues on. You don'...

The blending of two families exacerbated an already difficult time with a self harming teen girl.

My teen daughter arrives home after her stay at a psychiatric hospital.

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