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26-01-2018 08:23 PM
hi everyone, i really don't know where else to turn, this is the first time i have bene on the carers forum, my partner is suicidal and she almost made an attempt 2 days ago, she had to change meds because of the warf strike preventing her meds comming into aus, and the ones she is on now have made her really unwell, she can't make phone calls and she is scared of police comming to her house. i have tried contacting so many people to get her into a MHU, i have talked her into going volintarily, but their is no way that i can find to get her their.
26-01-2018 08:36 PM
Kobecat here one of the moderators, Thank you for coming to the forum seeking support.
I have just sent you an email with support options, but if you are concerned for her welfare now, than you should call 000 and request assistance/ transportation to the hospital for a mental health assessment.
I hope you find this community supportive
26-01-2018 08:48 PM
i just sent you an email, sorry to be such a burden, but i need some more advice
26-01-2018 09:03 PM
26-01-2018 09:17 PM - edited 26-01-2018 09:18 PM
We've just replied to your email.
26-01-2018 09:26 PM
26-01-2018 09:35 PM
hi @Darcy, yes she has a plane and the means, yes, it is severe psychotic, she tried calling the CATT team, they told her to watch tv and listen to music until monday. it is so frustrating, she is so scared of going into the public MHU because she has been assulted in the past. no i live in another state, it is a long distance relationship. her doctor is unavailible until wednesday and her treating team until thursday. they have offered little help in the past, she told them last week she was unwell and they didn't do anything, they even let her drive home alone.
thank you @Darcy. any support is much appreciated
26-01-2018 09:54 PM
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