I am committed to getting more concise information to parents about psychiatric treatments and the effects they could have on their kids.
Occasionally kids will have negative side effects to certain medications; change in personalities, thoughts of suicide, etc. When parents raise those concerns to some health care professionals they will be told that if the symptoms are getting worse the parents should increase the dose or add another medication. Unfortunately those kinds of responses can result in making the child’s original symptoms worse. It’s important to be able to decipher whether your child’s symptoms are a direct result of the current medication, instead of assuming your child is getting worse. Watch the video below to hear more:
If you found this information helpful, here’s a recent article from the blog about weighted blankets that goes into a little more depth.
What You Should Do Next:
- Sign up for my Better Behavior Naturally community newsletter
Sign up for my newsletter to get tips, resources, and supports to improve your child’s attention, anxiety, mood, and behavior…while making your job as a parent easier. Plus, when you subscribe I’ll also send you a copy of my strategy-packed guide 5 Keys to Better Behavior Naturally!
- Sign-up for my FREE Do Something Daily Better Behavior Challenge
Register for my 7-day challenge to get 7 days of quick, simple steps that improve behavior naturally…in just minutes a day. Tackle one tiny task each day to support your child, and join the thousands of parents who have watched their child and family change for the better.
- Enroll in my Better Behavior Naturally Parent Membership
Become a member of the Better Behavior Naturally Parent Membership where you’ll join my exclusive community of parents in a one-of-a-kind virtual resource accessible 24/7. Whether you’ve got a child with a diagnosis like autism or ADHD, or are becoming more and more frustrated with a child who struggles to listen and cope, this membership is designed to give you the information, tools, and support you need…whenever you need it.