How to talk to your child about their disorder

Marlisse is the mother of a 15 year old son who has struggled with mental health challenges since he was very young; she has worked with the FORCE for over 2 years now, empowering other parents to empower themselves. Ross has worked as a Child & Youth Mental Health Clinician/Therapist for 18 years, has training in psychology and has practiced in hospital and community mental health settings for over 38 years. Ross works at the Youth Day Treatment Program in Coquitlam and also at the Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre.