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How can I get people in the public to help me as a disabled person?

How can I get people in the public to help me as a disabled person?

Noni....: It is not good to make people feel sorry for you...You must try to do it by yourself and demonstrate that beside the disability you can! ...Read more

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How can I get people in the public to respect disabled parking?

Common problem: This is a very common problem in all communities. Although you could call the local police each time you see it happen, this may or may not effect change for the community at-large. It might be better to get community engagement through a public awareness campaign with the help of the local newspaper or shopping mall mailer. Unfortunately, the inconsiderate will remain inconsiderate. ...Read more

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How do I tell the special people in my life that i'm going away for a while to get the help that I need?

How do I tell the special people in my life that i'm going away for a while to get the help that I need?

Just Tell Them: The "special people" in your life will be supportive of you getting the help you need and you cannot tell them in a wrong way. Try writing down what you want to say; find a quiet time and simply tell them what is on your heart. ...Read more

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What activities can I do with my family to help me emotionally as a disabled person?

What activities can I do with my family to help me emotionally as a disabled person?

Communication: If you are diabled, communication becomes very important. You need to tell your family what you enjoy & you need to know what they enjoy. You need to plan how your disability affects the things they enjoy a minimize & they need to plan accordingly to help you enjoy things your like to do and same for things you all like and would llike to do together. Communication is hte key. Keep lines open. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me how come the united states so bad a treating mental health?

Can someone explain to me how come the united states so bad a treating mental health?

Get politically : Active. If you feel good mental health care in the United States is bad, and i agree that much can be improved, i would recommend that you get politically active through your local nami branch and work hard so the politicians understand the plight of the mentally ill in this country. However, it is not only mental health that is suffering in this country, it is also physical health care that is in a state of disarray.You might want to also think about the factthat the only countries in the world that have exclusively socialized mental health care are north korea and canada.All other countries with so-called socialized medicine have a private pay component and the option of a socialized medicine component.Please do your best to get politically active. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i could get over my anxiety to where i can enjoy life with friends and actually get to date someone?

Can you tell me how i could get over my anxiety to where i can enjoy life with friends and actually get to date someone?

Managing anxiety:: The most effective treatment for anxiety is relaxation training coupled with cognitive therapy that helps you modify the thoughts, perceptions and beliefs that trigger the anxiety. Learning to calm your body and your mind is the key. Biofeedback training can help you learn relaxation skills. Check out www.bcia.org and www.aapb.org for biofeedback professionals. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a person has worms how can they get rid of them without going to the doctor?

Can you tell me if a person has worms how can they get rid of them without going to the doctor?

Need Stool Test: For most parasites except pinworms you need to examine stools for ova and parasite to find out which parasite it is and you have to see a doctor to get the test done.Some times you can see the parasite with naked eye but we still do stool test as there can be more than one kind of worm.Some parasites do not need any treatment and others do, but you have to identify the parasite to know that. ...Read more

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Can someone just walk in to get help in a mental health hospital?

Can someone just walk in to get help in a mental health hospital?

Sometimes: Some inpatient psychiatric treatment hospitals can evaluate "walk-ins" to see if hospitalization is needed. A better bet would be to walk in to a hospital emergency room and let them know the situation. If the emergency room docs think that hospitalization is needed, they'll call around and find a program that has an opening. Calling 911 is another way of getting help quickly. ...Read more

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What can illegal drugs in general do for someone under 18 and how to recognize someone that had took some!?

What can illegal drugs in general do for someone under 18 and how to recognize someone that had took some!?

Illegal drugs: For a person of any age can ruin ones life, marriage, job, health, etc. If you have already asked the person and he/she has denied drug use and you are still concerned consider going to AlAnon meetings, which are for the friends/loved ones of people using substances. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can I get over the fact that when people used to bully me I would snap and look like the angry person?

How can I get over the fact that when people used to bully me I would snap and look like the angry person?

Forgive yourself-: You were likely doing the best that you could to cope with being bullied. We don't come with instruction books about how to best react when we are being bullied. No one wants to be bullied and your reaction was likely a protective one. Learn more skills for interacting with people who are being difficult. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a doctor and a paramedic are in public somewhere, and someone gets hurt, who responds?

Can you tell me if a doctor and a paramedic are in public somewhere, and someone gets hurt, who responds?

Likely medic: Not all dr's are trained or comfortable in emergency response--an area where the paramedic excels. Usually a dr will offer to assist if ems provider already there. ...Read more

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How can I get my friend to overcome the fear of other people knowing she has a problem and going to aa?

How can I get my friend to overcome the fear of other people knowing she has a problem and going to aa?

You can't: You can help her by being supportive and non-judgmental, by being a friend, but you cannot "get her" to do anything really. There are "open" aa meetings where people with and without alcoholism, and people who are just curious can go. Offer to go to an open meeting with her. You could ask one of the older members to talk to her and even be a temporary sponsor. You can go to alanon yourself. ...Read more

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What resources can I seek that will help my disabled child from afar if I live in a small town?

What resources can I seek that will help my disabled child from afar if I live in a small town?

First contact school: School systems are great resources reguardless of the town size because of their interest in providing services to kids & their need to comply with various service requirements to maintain funding for their programs.They should know what is available and meet with you & your child to come up with a plan for services. Regional advocacy or co-opps may meet this need. ...Read more

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Was curious as to where can you buy the special light for people who get depressed in the winter?

Was curious as to where can you buy the special light for people who get depressed in the winter?

Online: You can find a lot of light boxes different light boxes for sale online. Even amazon has some for sale. I have had some patients make their own. This link provides additional information in choosing the right light: http://www.Cet.Org/eng/therapy_lightboxselection_eng.Html. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a person has neuropathy on their feet, can they get freedom pass?

Can you tell me if a person has neuropathy on their feet, can they get freedom pass?

Freedom pass: 1) people who are blind or partially sighted 2) people who are profoundly or severely deaf 3) people without speech 4) people who have a disability, or have suffered an injury, which has left them with a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to walk 5) people who do not have arms or have a long-term loss of the use of both arms 6) people who have a learning disability that is d. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can become a rt-respiratory therapist in canada?

Can i tell me how i can become a rt-respiratory therapist in canada?

How to become an RT: normally you need to go to a respiratory therapy school for anywhere from 1 to 4 years. You can google respiratory therapy schools. ...Read more