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I'm 17, extremely broke, no health insurance, no family that can help, (have "serious" mental illnesses) how can I get mental help?

I'm 17, extremely broke, no health insurance, no family that can help, (have "serious" mental illnesses)  how can I get mental help?

Low cost clinics: You can search the health resources and services administration for a low cost clinic near you: http://findahealthcenter.Hrsa.Gov/search_hcc.Aspx social services may also be able to help you apply for medicaid. ...Read more

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How do i go about getting my fiancé mental help?

How do i go about getting my fiancé mental help?

In most: locations in the United States there are local Mental Health Centers which are sometimes a part of the Public Health Centers....if this is not helpful a call to the local Medical Society is worth a try! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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I need mental help but can't afford $100 an hour they charge. I've used healthtap to get antibiotics. Do they also do mental health counseling?

I need mental help but can't afford $100 an hour they charge. I've used healthtap to get antibiotics. Do they also do mental health counseling?

Try our other forum: Try HealthTap Concierge, one of our premium services. Ask for Psychiatry, to see if a Dr. is available in your state. Doctors see you via smartphone or laptop. You can send photos or test results during a consultation. Psychiatric drugs are generally not given online. The fee is usually the same REGARDLESS of whether or not the doctor thinks you should get a prescription without an in-person exam. ...Read more

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Dr how do I get w/comp to approve mental help my injury was picked up but the injury was career changing has 7 surgeries and am so depressed ?

Dr how do I get w/comp to approve mental help my injury was picked up but the injury was career changing has 7 surgeries and am so depressed ?

Dr Mantz: provided excellent advice. I think that the memorandum would need to clearly tie in the multiple surgeries, pain, job repercussions & life changes to your current depressive symptoms. ...Read more

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Long-time sufferer of joint pain. In horrible pain physically and mentally, help?

Long-time sufferer of joint pain. In horrible pain physically and mentally, help?

Acupuncture: Please consider exploring acupuncture. It is effective for many types of pain and can also be very beneficial with mental health issues. I am a psychiatrist and i perform acupuncture on many of my patients. ...Read more

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What would the percentage be of being involuntary committed for me having bad compulsive ideas..when I’m logical then I think I need mental help when I’m in that state of mind then I don’t think I’m abnormal ?

What would the percentage be of being involuntary committed for me having bad compulsive ideas..when I’m logical then I think I need mental help when I’m in that state of mind then I don’t think I’m abnormal ?

Get help now: I would not wish mental illness — where a person loses insight — on my worst enemy. Right now, while you are rational, choose your most sensible family member and make legal arrangements for when you may lose control. Get a competent psychiatrist to choose the best medications to keep you in control of yourself. I am glad you understand your brain is playing tricks on you. Stay Smart ...Read more

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I get hvy bleeding and mental probs when i get Depo-Provera shots. My gyno says it is not the Depo-Provera and to seek mental help. Psych says horm, go to gyno. ?

I get hvy bleeding and mental probs when i get Depo-Provera shots. My gyno says it is not the Depo-Provera and to seek mental help. Psych says horm, go to gyno. ?

I am not your: Therapist or your gynecologist. Did you have these mental health problems before starting the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)? How would you and your gynecologist feel about a trial off of depoprovera (medroxyprogesterone) to see how your mental health responds? It might be worth a try. ...Read more

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How do I find out where can a teenager seek mental health help without parent support?

States vary: In whether a teen can consent for mental health. Other options include contacting your local nami (national alliance for mental illness) group nami.Org. During school year- school counselors are also a starting point. Alateen can help if there is family alcoholism http://www.Al-anon.Alateen.Org/how-will-alateen-help-me. However if the teen is suicidal, has a suicide plan, this is an emergency- go. ...Read more

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Do live-in mental institutions help children who are mental retarded more than living at home and going to public school?

Do live-in mental institutions help children who are mental retarded more than living at home and going to public school?

Nearly all gone: Separate institutions for mentally retarded (or seriously mentally ill) individuals have nearly vanished in the U.S. Those with mr have quite different needs, depending on the severity of delay. People with mild delays live at home as children and may live indpendently as adults. Adults with severe mr typically live in group homes. Life quality depends on quality of services, not location. ...Read more

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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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What characteristic of good mental health helps you recover quickly from difficulties and failures?

Resilliency : is one of the most important characteristics of people who overcome adversity. In addition, a positive outlook, i.e., seeing the "glass as half full"as opposed to "half empty," helps. A sense of humor is another characteristic which helps. ...Read more

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I have been injected with Haldol (haloperidol) in 2013.it is now June2014, and I still feel as if I am in a dream. This has rendered me mentally crippled.Help me.

I have been injected with Haldol (haloperidol) in 2013.it is now June2014, and I still feel as if I am in a dream. This has rendered me mentally crippled.Help me.

Haldol (haloperidol) effects 1 yr?: If I understand correctly, ur saying u've had no Haldol (haloperidol) in months or even one year. A dose, or even several, given that long ago should not be prodicing any effect, nor any side effect at this time. Discuss ur symptoms with ur doc. They are likely being caused by another etiology, and this needs to be worked up, so it can be treated & you can feel better. Ring your doc & set up an appt to discuss. ...Read more

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I have been taking St. John's wort. Gradually inc. 900 mg a day. I have had headache this week and today felt very dizzy/mentally confused. Help :(?

I have been taking St. John's wort. Gradually inc. 900 mg a day.  I have had headache this week and today felt very dizzy/mentally confused. Help :(?

No Value!: St. John's Wort has a tremendously large list of medication interactions, adverse reactions and contraindications. I would recommend stopping this so called treatment immediately. Have your physician check all of your medications and herbals for interactions. Stick to scientifically proven treatments in the future. Hope you get well soon! ...Read more

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I have ice pick acne over my whole face and it is causing me major emotional and mental damage. Help?

I have ice pick acne over my whole face and it is causing me major emotional and mental damage. Help?

Dermatology: A dermatologist can inject these with fillers and perhaps has some other remedy. This will make them less visible but won't make them vanish. I'm sorry that your acne wasn't treated as it should have been. Jet li has ice-pick acne scars that he makes no attempt to hide, but has kept to look tough; other male stars have also kept theirs. Wishing you luck & the right choice. ...Read more

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Could hypnosis help mentally ill people?

Could hypnosis help mentally ill people?

Hypnosis Heals Fears: Mental Illness associated with depression and anxiety can very much benefit from Hypnotherapy, especially when combined with Depth Psychology. ...Read more

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What does doctors do if medications do not help mental illness?

What does doctors do if medications do not help mental illness?

Patience&Reevaluate: Sometimes, you have to wait longer for the expected result. Sometimes, the dosage has to be changed. Sometimes the specific medication has to be changed. Sometimes psychotherapy is indicated either with or without medication. ...Read more

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