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How can we get my daughter to psychiatrist? My daughter has diagnosed the schizophrenia disorder 25 years ago. Now she is not working and doesn’t want to do anything. No insurance and doesn’t want go anywhere. What should we do?

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Dr. Jane Velez
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Mental health tx

If (or when) you can prove she is not taking care of herself.
If she is not eating, bathing or cleaning, or is unable to care for herself, or making threats she can be hospitalized without her permission by contacting your local emergency response service. If she is not at risk to herself, join your local chapter of nami--national alliance for the mentally ill, which is mainly parents like you.

In brief: Mental health tx

If (or when) you can prove she is not taking care of herself.
If she is not eating, bathing or cleaning, or is unable to care for herself, or making threats she can be hospitalized without her permission by contacting your local emergency response service. If she is not at risk to herself, join your local chapter of nami--national alliance for the mentally ill, which is mainly parents like you.
Dr. Jane Velez
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Dr. Marina Doulova
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: There

There are different ways of addressing this issues.
If your doughter has acute symptoms of psychosis and appears to be in danger of self or others she should be brought to the hospital for evaluation and hospitalization. If your daughter refuses to go out ambulance can be called for the assistance. If your daughter is not in immenet danger and agreeable to see private psychiatrist for treatment you can find psychiatrist in the area and schedule the appointment.

In brief: There

There are different ways of addressing this issues.
If your doughter has acute symptoms of psychosis and appears to be in danger of self or others she should be brought to the hospital for evaluation and hospitalization. If your daughter refuses to go out ambulance can be called for the assistance. If your daughter is not in immenet danger and agreeable to see private psychiatrist for treatment you can find psychiatrist in the area and schedule the appointment.
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