Ep. 66 Mom Ellenia Lyons on Bringing Awareness to Severe Mental Health Struggles in Children Through Honesty and Advocacy

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*Trigger Warning* Mention of Child's Suicide Attempts
About This Episode: Wow - this mom, Ellenia Lyons, is a powerhouse. She and her family have had to endure a lot of trauma and struggles - including dropping her then 9-year old off at a psychiatric facility. Instead of shying away, Ellenia is here to discuss how she consistently shows up for her kids through honesty and advocacy. This one is not to be missed. Here are just some of the things we discussed:
-Finding the right treatment in the right setting
-Raising a child with OCD and intrusive thoughts
-Medication-sensitivity in kids
-Supporting the whole child
-Ending the stigma around mental health
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