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I Am Adam Lanzas Mother

The Origins -- And The Price -- Of My Accidental Manifesto For Children's Mental Health

Liza Long | Posted 11.04.2014 | Parents
Liza Long

For me, and for many other parents, this is what "normal" looks like. People said that I was brave for telling my story. I did not feel brave; I felt helpless.

Dear Son -- A Message for Your At-Risk Teen

Andrea Wachter | Posted 03.04.2013 | Parents
Andrea Wachter

We know that this is an extremely complex issue and by no means think that simple solutions can adequately address such complex problems. If you have a son or daughter who is struggling, isolated and angry, here are some words that you might consider writing or saying.

We Need to Talk About Mental Health

Elaine Vilorio | Posted 02.26.2013 | Teen
Elaine Vilorio

With the recent Newtown shooting, debates about lax gun control have flared up. It isn't necessarily about the guns.

We Are Adam Lanza's Mother, Too: Moms Discuss Children's Violent Behavioral Disorders

Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents

Following Friday's tragic school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, and media speculation that the shooter suffered from a developmental disorder, writ...

Parents Of Violent Children Respond To Liza Long's Essay

Lisa Belkin | Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents

"We installed a Schlage deadbolt on our bedroom," one mother wrote, describing how far she went to keep a 17-year-old stepson out. "We are terrifi...

'I Am Adam Lanza's Mother' Author Faces Tremendous Backlash

Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents

When Liza Long spilled her pain onto her blog on Friday, the Internet responded. Her tale of parenting a mentally ill teen, who she called “Michael,...

'I Am Adam Lanza's Mother'

Posted 05.13.2014 | Parents

Written by Liza Long, republished from The Blue Review Friday’s horrific national tragedy -- the murder of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Ho...