Reply To: Daughter living with grandparent
Hi Scott, it seems to me that it’s where you are mentally that underlines everything so firstly I’d go and have a chat with your doctor, there are also other forms of help such as:
Family Lives provide general support to families on issues around parenting, emotional support and just generally coping as a parent https://www.familylives.org.uk/ 0808 800 2222
https://www.giveusashout.org/ TEXT SHOUT 85258 It is a 24 hour 7 day a week 365 day a year crisis text service, delivered by Mental Health Innovations. A team of trained volunteers support anyone in crisis (texter is phone based, volunteer on a computer), and the aim is to help the person in crisis identify coping strategies and get them from a hot place of crisis, to a cool calm place where they can safety plan
Mind’s Elefriends forum is an anonymous 24/7 forum with an app, to talk about whatever you want to a highly supportive, lively online community: https://www.elefriends.org.uk/
SANEline – 0300 304 7000 SANE’s freephone helpline is open 16.30 – 22.30 everyday on 0300 304 7000 to talk about how you’re feeling http://www.sane.org.uk/
Samaritians – 116 123 The Samaritans are open 24/7 365 days a year – call 116 123 to talk to a listening volunteer about anything (they do not advise and signpost) https://www.samaritans.org/
I feel once you get the right help you will not feel so stressed about your daughter and will see things in a much clearer way.