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It’s common for parents to experience the stigma attached to mental-health problems, addictions and developmental disabilities
From The Globe and Mail—Raising a child with a mental-health challenge, an addiction or a developmental disability can be very stressful. Feelings of stress can erupt at any moment; at the grocery store, family gatherings, meetings with teachers. Parents of these children are often faced with comments such as “There is something wrong with that kid,” “You must be an awful parent to cause such lousy behaviour,” and “Why can’t you handle your own children?” Read the full article here.