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Old 04-28-10, 01:54 AM
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At what point should someone should go to a mental health facility??

Just wondering at what point should someone should go to a mental health facility? At the point to where they are currently functional? or when some "trigger" or incident at work causes alarm? (well at that point theres no return..hehe)
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Re: At what point should someone should go to a mental health facility??

when they cannot make sound decisions regarding own health; if/when the person is a danger to self/others; when you don't feel like you can manage life or yourself.
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Re: At what point should someone should go to a mental health facility??

if you feel like a danger to yourself or others
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Re: At what point should someone should go to a mental health facility??

After one checks their mental health coverage? You cannot assume that there is a bed for you if you wish to voluntarily commit yourself to a state institution.

High threshold for involuntary commitment. I know, I have had to make the call.
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