16 Apr '11, 7pm

Mother Loses Custody of Teen For Refusing to Give Her Antipsychotics

Mother Loses Custody of Teen For Refusing to Give Her Antipsychotics

I. Feel bad for the family in this situation. But in response to debi's comment I just want to say that I've been on numerous drugs because of Bi Polar. One gave me Parkinson's symptoms permanently, one destroyed my kidneys and made it very hard for me to digest foods properly and others have been known to cause diabetes and high cholesterol in at risk patients. My doctor made me aware of all except the Parkinson symptoms which I was a research study for. But I would rather have my body fail after years of being healthy mentally than live how I was living before. Because my life before my meds was far more destructive to me physically and mentally as well as the others around me. I feel very bad for this young girl. I wish they would have sought multiple opinions.

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