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An_249300 posted:
hi i would like to get some help regarding my mom.it is byn 2 years since she has this depression problems.psycotic depression,she has this illusion that there are people watching.we dont have money required to treat her fully nd its hard to talk to her to go to ny place for treatment nd one f the sibling thinks my mom shud be send to an asylum.

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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
I don't think the term "asylum" is used anymore - there are mental health facilities and in-patient hospital programs that treat those with mental illness. It's important that you mother get a proper diagnosis and treatment ASAP. Below are some links that might help.


WebMD's Crisis Resources might be a good place to start to find some help for your mom:

SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center
Phone: 1-877-SAMHSA-7 (1-877-726-4727)

Mental Health America
Phone: (800) 969-6642

You can find more resources, links and phone numbers here: Finding Help for Depression
Finding Help for Bipolar
Schizophrenia Help & Resources


Haylen


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