My 27 year old brother is handicapped (he has CP) and lately he has been putting up opposition to going this program that he goes to. The program is for older handicapped people like himself that have no place else to go. He's not able to go to college because he doesn't like to be in the care of an aid and nobody in my family is able to go with him because both of my parents work. Unfortunately there is nothing else for him to do but go to this program. Lately he has been faking illnesses so that he doesn't have to go in (for various reasons). Most of the time it is anxiety towards a situation or a person in the center. Typically he likes to extend the fake illness for weeks and he drives my parents crazy because we know he is not sick but there is no one home to take care of him and he is the most persistent person I have ever met. The problem is that he is bored at the place where he goes but he can't just stay home (the last time he did that he became severely depressed and put on Zoloft) and there is no place else for him to go. I hate to say this but my brother makes it intolerable to live in my house and I find any reason not to be here. In the time that it took to type this (by 11 am) he has already driven my mother nuts and I know that tomorrow is going to suck because he doesn't want to go in on Monday. Can anyone suggest what I can do so that I don't lose my mind?