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How can you stop a friend from burning themselves?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Tough love

If your friend seems in imminent danger of self-harm, call 911.
If your friend has stated a plan to set themself on fire or something else crazy, make a police report and phone the friend's physician and mention it to other friends / decent family members. This is the true test of friendship -- saving the person often in spite of themself.

In brief: Tough love

If your friend seems in imminent danger of self-harm, call 911.
If your friend has stated a plan to set themself on fire or something else crazy, make a police report and phone the friend's physician and mention it to other friends / decent family members. This is the true test of friendship -- saving the person often in spite of themself.
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