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Wow!! This is my 13 year old son you just described. Is there any treatment plans? We just tried concerta for about three days and he said he didn’t like how it made him feel. He also struggles with rather large mood swings. One day he is happy, the next he is crying in bed.

We had to pull him from school in January due to overwhelming social anxiety. He is at home doing Florida Virtual School. He’s a straight A student and his conduct is always perfect. We really want to integrate him back into public school next year, high school. Are there any Herbal supplements that could help with Anxiety, depression, and focus? We are open to anything and everything…