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    JohannaBond posted:
    I have a son he's 24 years old Im in need of help! on how to sooth the pain im going thru with him being sxhizophrenia & Delussions. I am a very strong Mother and im trying my best to heal him they have him on Zyprexa 20mg and it is very powerful. I want to know if anybody is taking any natural herbs that is helping. Any Advice will help in coping with this will be greatly appreciated..
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    larsstarscanary responded:
    The natural herbs aren't enough for my mental illness. And, I wouldn't think of mixing anything over the counter with my medication--It could be very dangerous.

    There are forums, websites, and chat rooms for people with mental illness. Perhaps you and your son could find support there or perhaps you could contact the hospital or social worker who did the discharge planning for your son before he left the hospital to locate a real life support group in your community--Forgive me if he was not hospitalized.

    Anyway, Best of luck to you and your son.


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