Ask an expert
Question

07 Dec 2005

Suicidal
hi all !! Please help !! My sister is threatening suicide everyday and and calls her adult children when she's taken overdose pills. When everyone arrives to help her she fights with everyone to leave her alone yet she's the one who called and asked for help. How can we help her?? She stays alone.
Answer 409 views
Expert
CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Her children should discuss this with her GP or some psychiatrist near her, and discuss whether she qualifies for a compulsory hospital admission as a danger to herself, for proper treatment. That doctor could also explore whether there was a way to have her guns taken away. If she doesn';t have a gun license for them ( and the state seems to have made that almost impossible to achieve ) the police may be already entitled to confiscate her guns.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.