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Finding Help and Support for my 6 year old daughter
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Mommys_Maci posted:
My daughter Maci just turned 6. She has been diagnosed with ADHD, ODD, Tic Disorder and Bipolar. I am DESPERATE to get her the best possible help i can! I am trying to find a child psychiatric facility near Tampa, FL. She has been on so many meds but they all interfere with the tics and she has to be taken off the meds. She has MAJOR mood swings and rage. I dont even know where to begin. PLEASE someone help me
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momuv4girls responded:
Hi Mom,

I understand your concern, you are in a tough spot right now and need a really, really good Child Psychiatrist on your team.

Have you checked out CABF yet? They are an online support group for parents raising bipolar children. I joined over 3-years ago when my daughter was diagnosed. Here is the link:

http://www.bpkids.org/

You need a good recommendation for a pdoc (short for psychiatrist). On bpkids (or CABF), there are links to Dr.s and places to get help/support.

Please write back if you need have any additional concerns, or need more support!

((Hugs))
-Kathleen


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