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Could a mental hospital help someone with anger issues?

Could a mental hospital help someone with anger issues?

That depends: If the person is not functioning, has lost touch with reality or has potential to harm self or others then inpatient treatment is a possible option. However, most people get help for anger issues through outpatient behavioral health care. Consider seeing a psychiatrist or a psychologist for evaluation and treatment help. ...Read more

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Is it lawful for someone to work in childcare after voluntarily admission to a mental hospital for stress disorder?

Is it lawful for someone to work in childcare after voluntarily admission to a mental hospital for stress disorder?

That depends: Having emotional issues does not automatic render someone as incapable of caring for children. However, one does require some degree of emotional stability. See what your contract says in regards to reporting requirements. ...Read more

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How can I seek help from a mental hospital?

How can I seek help from a mental hospital?

Various ways: You could call the hospital and ask for assistance. Or, you could discuss this with your regular doctor to get a referral to a mental health professional who could further assist you. If you need mental health assistance or treatment please don't stop until you get the help you need. ...Read more

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Could i be forced to go to a mental hospital?

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Could i be forced to go to a mental hospital?

Invol. Commitment: This can occur in cases where there is imminent danger to self, to others, or inability to care for self, due to mental illness. ...Read more

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Can teenagers be committed to a mental hospital?

Can teenagers be committed to a mental hospital?

Yes: Facilities vary with the age and type of kids they take but teens are occasionally admitted for residential treatment. ...Read more

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When would a person need to go to a mental hospital?

When in danger: When someone is behaving in a manner that endangers themselves or others they are admitted to an inpatient facility that can help. This often includes suicidal or homicidal threats or behaviors. ...Read more

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How does a person get checked into a mental hospital?

How does a person get checked into a mental hospital?

Voluntary or otherwi: You can check in voluntarily or a family member can check you in. Sometimes order of the court is needed for commitment. ...Read more

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Can I join the army if I have been in a mental hospital?

Unlikely: The military has rather strict physical and mental entrance standards. Unless your condition is completely resolved and was minor to begin with, the military is unlikely to let you join. ...Read more

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