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hshalme
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You are in my prayers it’s such a helpless feeling but you are helping yourself and your son by talking and reaching out for help. I don’t think it’s a good time to argue when in the middle of an episode. We had to call the police once when our son wouldn’t get in our van at the beach – I was the bad mom who had the nerve to go home earlier – and he went running away like that. When the policeman came it knocked some sense into him and we had the report for more medical help. Keep your chin up. You are doing your best