Every Child Should Have the Right to Mental Health Services

I have a seven year old who I love. He has ADHD, ODD, and anxiety. I have seen his anger bring the best and worst of him. I have some of the help he and I need, however I have dealt with demands from family members and his mother (we are divorced). It is sad and frustrating to not be able to give your child all of the help they need due to family court/legal systems that are not trained to serve children with mental health problems. I understand parents have a choice and rights, but so does the child. Every child should have the right to mental health services. I am spending thousands in legal fee to make sure he gets help.

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