12/04/2018
my loved one wasn't treated at the hospital for mental health and suicide. as one my friends and his brother went to get some help for the younger brother, they were turned away because they did not have 125.00 because the hospital felt it wasn't an emergency. but yet the younger man was drinking for the last week which he knows that will kill him has it has done so 3 times before as he does have an alcohol problem. and on top of the fact he was drinking which he knows will kill him he also took a knife to the other brothers throat. But with knowing this information it was not deemed that they weren't an emergency and did not have the 125.00 so that they were not going to bring him into the program or into the hospital. which as an RN I know would have made a difference in how the younger man would deem himself. Also with knowing that he did to his older brother you would think that not only is a hazard to himself but also toe his brother. Very BAD choices made on the hospital team.

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