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Need Husband of 23 years to start being pro assertive rather than reactive.He just lost his job after being a work a holic at the same co for 29 years. Mom went back to work full time after 8 years of staying at home with 5 kids. now daughter 21,sons..16,15,9,and 7. 16 yr old very impulsive ADHD, and Strong-willed on Meds for 4 years now smoking pot and has "freedoms to hang out with kids who drink and their parent have no boundries... mom not home to continue to supervise these safe boundries for 18 months now. 16 yr old son has 3.1 GPA not a problem in school. doesn't want to take adhd meds and has Not had any legal problems yet however Mom knows that is sure to follow if Dad doesn't get on board NOW. 15 yr old now also smoking pot/alcohol . Mom bought and they tested positive 2 times... (the third time they used someone elses urine BUT mom found out the next day.Mom notified school ,and MD's and asking for advice. The MD's say they need to be in a substance abuse program and MD won't give ADHD meds until this happens. 16 yr old has gone along with Everything Parents have requested and MD's have requested up until last week .Now he says he will let us test him (in 25 days) and he will not smoke pot anymore b/c wrestling season has begun.. (he is a dedicated wrestler)I don't want to miss this chance that he might have a problem partially from the ADHD MEds and now the secondary problem with POT and Alcohol. However I have been doing research about these ADHD meds.want to do right thing.
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