1 in 5 children
struggle with a mental health, substance use or learning disorder.
Other Parents Like Me was founded to address the worldwide crisis of teenage mental health issues by creating an empowered online community of parents supporting parents with help, hope, and healing.
It’s not just your family. Struggles from mental health issues and the use of alcohol and drugs are destroying the lives of countless children, their families and our communities.
“Having a kid dying in front of you that you can’t help can be the most traumatic experience in a parent’s life.”
Our families were impacted. Our lives became unmanageable. And we struggled to find support — until we met each other at a therapeutic boarding school where we had each enrolled our sons. As we met other parents like us, we felt an immediate connection and the relief that comes from knowing you aren’t alone. As we shared our stories and learned from parents further along the path of healing, we realized we had something precious—each other. And Other Parents Like Me was born.
If you share a love that comes from healing by helping others, please reach out with a message, cover letter, or resume to reflect how you can contribute to growing our community.
While we do not have any jobs open currently, we will keep your materials for when the time might be right to collaborate. Thank you!
Need Help Now: Let us point you in the direction of other resources. If this is an emergency, please call 911.
If you or a loved one is in emotional distress or suicidal crisis, call 988.