Oregon author shares her experience raising a daughter with mental illness.
Friday, November 22, 2019, Central Oregon Daily News
Andrea Berryman Childreth’s daughter Chloe was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age six.
“We from a very young age with her noticed signs and symptoms,” Berryman Childreth said.
What followed for Andrea was years of navigating misdiagnoses, trying out treatments and struggling with schools and insurance companies.
When her daughter was 13, Andrea took what she’d learned and started a blog called the Lemonade Project.
Mother talks of challenges raising a mentally ill child.
Friday, November 22, 2019, KTVZ
Author of new book speaks in Bend to bring awareness of mental health issues
Mental health issues are still often a taboo topic in society, but the Oregon mother of a mentally ill child is working to break the stigma and bring more awareness to the issue.
Andrea Berryman-Childreth is teaching parents through her new book called On the Edge: Help and Hope for Parenting Mentally Ill Children on how to help acknowledge and support a child who suffers from mental illnesses.
HAPPINESS IN PROGRESS: Mental Illness in Children feat. Andrea Berryman Childreth
Thursday, August 20, 2019
Andrea Berryman Childreth is the author of ‘On the Edge: Help and Hope for Parenting Children with Mental Illness.” Andrea wrote this book after struggling to find resources in her own journey of raising a child with a neurological disorder and mental illness. She also the founder of blog “Bipolar Lemonade.”
In this conversation, she shares her experience, why early intervention is so critical, finding a new normal with mental illness and some tangible tips to help a child with mental illness cope.
Woman’s blog and book help guide parents of children with mental illness.
Thursday, August 8, 2019, KATU2
Andrea Berryman Childreth discusses the challenges parents of children with mental illnesses face. She started a blog called The Lemonade Project and has written a book on the subject.
Watch video here
Five on 5 – Andrea Berryman Childreth – Author, “On the Edge”
On Tonight’s Five on 5, we are joined by first time author Andrea Berryman Childreth discussing her book, “On the Edge,” which offers help to parents whom have children with mental illness by covering topics such as diagnosis, symptoms and treatments. Further, the book covers how to help your child navigate the school system and how to work with health care providers.
Watch the video here