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Disabled Parking Placards
Are you disable?: Contact your driver license office , they will provide a form that must be completed by your physician and take it back to the d.L office , then they will provide you the sticker for your car. ...Read more
Do not hurt yourself: 22 year old lady with suicidal ideation. Please do not even consider hurting yourself. Major depression and suicidality can be treated and your life will improve no matter what you think right now. You need to get help to stabilize. All US Military servicemen and women and their families can chat and call a crisis line immediately: Call 800-273-TALK to talk with a crisis counselor. Please call. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please help confused elder. How can I move out of where I am living if I don't have power attorney?
Elder law Attny: Firstly, why do you need to move? And why do you not have poa for yourself? If you feel you are being abused or neglected or taken advantage of, please call adult protective services- every state has one. They will send a worker to evaluate your situation and help you. If you can, call your doctor to confide your concerns. If these are not a conern call an elderlaw attorney. ...Read more
Senior services: Every county has a dept of senior services. They maybe able to assist you in finding senior independent housing as well as connecting you to agencies that can provide you with an aide. ...Read more
How do you heal from long term unproductive psychiatric care? I know I need to move on but I am fearful to find someone new.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffer so many bipolar mixed states but professionals don't pay attention to me and I don't want to do anything drastic. How can I get attention?
Disabled but Enabled: Disability is a relative term. First define for yourself what "you" consider being disabled. Most people feel enabled when they view their supposed "disability" from a different perspective. Don't think about what you cannot do, but rather what you still can do...This is so much more empowering and often quite illuminating. Do things in a different way if you can't do them the same as before! ...Read more
Many ways: Crush them up, dissolve the, use injection or patches. They might try talking to the patient. ...Read more
Want to admit me to mental health facility get my mental & physical pain under control, do I just go to the hospital and say I cant cope or function?
Eval. & Outpt. Txmt.: You must go to psychiatric ER and be evaluated by a psychiarist. During this evaluation your problem will be psychiatric and possible medical problem will be evaluated. You do not seem to be a danger to self or others. So it seems that a work of up your problemsw can be done on an outpatient basis by a psychiatrist and if indicated by PCP. If medciation is indicated it may be started in the ER ...Read more
Check with VA: The VA has put a great deal of effort in streamlining this process. Start with your local VA hospital. Veterans organizations are also quite familiar with disability criteria and the paperwork necessary to determine whether you qualify. As a last resort your Congressperson's local representative can be helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
OK to opt out: In a skilled nursing facility they provide activites to help relieve boredom and to help you engage with other people. Generally you are not required to participate but encouraged. Common activites are bingo, cards, crafts, sing-alongs .. ...Read more
Mother is disabled.: The only way that you can obtain a disabled parking permit or placard for your mother is if your mother is medically disabled. You receive the permit for your vehicle because you will be the one driving your mother to and from wherever she is going. You have to fill out a specific form at the department of motor vehicles and the doctor must fill out portions attesting to your mother's disability. ...Read more
How do I get help with suicidal thoughts with out being billed(can't pay) Anxiety is so bad can't leave my house.Tried gov. assistance don't qualify.
If you are having: thoughts about killing yourself, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services & they can provide transport. You can call the National Suicide hotline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255. Highly recommend the “Feeling Good Book" by Dr. David Burns. Don't just read it - do it. ...Read more
Open/confidential: Use of an adoption agency or voluntary adoption registeries helps with issue of confidentiality. Try this website, adoption.Org for needed information. Your healthcare provider can also, help but more with anticipatory guidance on health and emotional issues inherent with adoption . Records from international adoptional may not always be reliable so be prudent with information provided. ...Read more
I don't have enough money to go to a gym or afford special home equipment. What are good home exercises i can do to help lose weight quickly?
What do you advise if i had 2 wrist surgeries 3 more to go. How much disability rating will i get from the army med board and va?
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