|Abby: Mother feels imprisoned by mentally ill adult son|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
DEAR ABBY: My 38-year-old son is mentally ill and refuses medication, counseling or any type of help. Iím 63, and he physically and mentally abuses me. I had him committed, but he refused to cooperate, so they released him after two weeks. Life after that became worse.
I have no time to myself except when I sleep or take a nap. Family and friends are not allowed in the house because they make him uncomfortable. I canít even open the blinds to let the sun in because ďpeople are watching him.Ē
Read entire article: Abby: Mother feels imprisoned by mentally ill adult son