Other Parents Like Me is an online parent to parent support community designed for parents of teens struggling with mental health issues.
If your child is struggling with anxiety, depression, substance use, or an eating disorder, remember that you are not alone.
Our memberships, peer-led Zoom support groups, and resources support parents like us as we share our stories and create connections as the antidote to the trauma we experience when a child struggles.
Hearing the stories of other parents — and sharing yours — gives you the chance to explore feelings, ask questions and create connections with other parents who understand what you’re going through.
Find daily parent to parent support groups, learn with guest speakers, and access resources to help your family heal.
Parent-led — early morning, niche topics, late-night, and more
Podcasts, articles, glossary, apps, books, organizations
Featuring parents and leading experts
2 unique profiles
Insights into the journey of parents like you
Professionals in the recovery and wellness space
“I feel the parents on these meetings can relate better than any other interpersonal interaction I have.”
“These meetings are life changing, in terms of how I view myself, my relationships and the world.”
“Having others share their experience deepens my own…as a result of these meetings my relationship with my son has changed.”
“I must admit I am not sure I would be where I am in this journey without these meetings. I cannot say enough…about what it has done for me.”
“In these meetings I also learned more about myself and found a contentment that was allusive for so many years..”
“OPLM groups bring me a sense of connection and help normalize my situation, bolstering my approach to my daily life.”
Peer support has a long history, both formally and informally. As applied to mental health support, “peer support” generally refers to the process by which individuals with lived experience of […]
What to expect when you’re suspecting that your child is using? You can’t control your kid’s behavior but you can communicate from a place of love and empathy.
When I first discovered my son Jon’s substance usage, it was as if the earth below me had fallen away. I was weak on my feet, blurred in my mind and hurting in my heart.
Gather with other parents who have children in Sober Living or that have graduated or left a program to be home or on their own. Programs may be anything from […]
The field of wilderness therapy is constantly evolving like all other behavioral healthcare treatments. Yet, wilderness therapy has a complex history that includes past practices and narratives that make it a […]
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