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    notnice2me posted:
    I am tired of fighting with my 15 yr old son about going to high school, how many days does he have to miss before the school does something. I am not the smarts person in the world but I do believe in a good education for him and to get a job. My other son get's up go to school everyday no problem, The 2 brothers are like night and day, were do I go wrong. The 15 yr old is mooded, mean, swears, etc. I tried to get counceling but unless you have $ or good insurance forget it. I am getting tired and don't no what to do anymore
    southern_mama responded:
    Perhaps there's something going on at school that makes him not want to go. He could be being bullied or picked on. He might not have friends or anyone to associate with. There could be numerous reasons why he doesn't want to go. You should call around and ask if there are any offices near you for low income families to seek mental health assistance. In our area, there are numerous groups that have counselors and doctors that have income based services.

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