Parents of ADHD Teens and Young Adults
At The End Of The Rope! Help....seriously dont know my next step.
My son is 19. He has ADHD. Takes Vyvanse 60mg in morning Along with 2 mg of Intuitive and 40 mg of Vyvanse in afternoon. See a great psych. We have done everything to support him. We are at a loss now. Dropped out of college 2 years ago, been home since. Loss jobs cause of just not showing up, currently working but not sure for how long, he is on his last leg there. We encourage him, support him, offer help all the time, heart to heart talks, etc. He lies daily, spends uncontrollably so then has no money to pay his bill. Has a cell and out of blue buys another one with no means to pay it, gets a credit card and spends $1000 in less then 2 weeks again with no means to pay it, has had 2 trespassing fines, 3 speeding tickets, and the kicker is constantly steals of us. We have had to lock everything up in my home of value to us (we resorted to buying a safe). Now he cant steal off us and the heartbreaking result is we just found out he has been stealing of his 9 year old little brother. The little brother don’t have much money so he been stealing from his little brother. We have stood by supporting him with his ADHD everyday of his life. I’m starting to really believe this isn’t just ADHD. He lives his life doing whatever pleases him with no regards for others feelings or rules. If it benefits him then he will do it. He doesn’t worry about any after effects. Then when he has to face them he just doesn’t. How does someone hurt people over and over again and not feel it. I dont know what more we can do.
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