This...all this^^^ that Lab mentioned!
Yes to a possible support group for parents of children with AI...or specifically UC!
Also, it's a great point that what you tend to read are some of the toughest, most challenging times that people go through...since it is natural to seek support during those periods.
As far as your questions regarding medication for anxiety. Yes, it is a helpful tool, an one made stronger in combination with therapy and/or self help practices. It is an entirely personal decision however...so it is a good idea to read up, get informed on your options/needs...then have a conversation with your doctor.
We are here anytime...keep posting.
"Courage is not the abscence of fear, it is feeling afraid and doing it anyway!"
"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles...it empties today of its strength."
Corrie Ten Boom
Panic Syndrome recovery due to CBT