Recognizing mental illness in loved ones
When should you get them help?
- Duration 2:38
- Date Dec 16, 2012
When should you get them help?
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But -- -- house car -- -- his brother says he had a personality disorder.
We've talked about the stresses that he had in his life.
But how do you recognize some deep problems in someone that you love.
What do you get help.
You can -- for someone to get help doctors some money what happens if that if someone is troubled real love and is in your household there or you know what what can people do.
Look I think it would we need to support them and we need to care for them and not that leave them alone I think the problem happens.
Particularly like this and we're gonna learn more as this story pans out.
But there was a divorce in 2000 non civilian leading figure in the family is on the father is is not in the picture the brother hasn't talked to him.
For about two years so that's a huge impact mommy's working trying to run the family so you have that adulthood and -- shy kid.
-- some psychological.
Background in there.
Exposed to rifles now let me just say something about the gone you know the -- but he should have gone or not -- or not.
It's not for today I think these rifles semi -- automatic you -- Whatever they call them they're not safe.
To have in the hands of someone who is not completely intact mentally so that's a big problem.
Plus the fact that there's a huge pressure in this society on this case.
You know -- -- bullying of this school that we don't know about maybe you know apparently every time he was walking in the hallway with his black knapsack you would go to the corner hard.
You need to recognize it there it if you diagnose it.
You get help we can prevent it otherwise we're gonna have -- yet.
And I apparently was taken -- -- school one point and home schools and the muscle it's an issue should the school system somewhere have caught this at some point and addressed it it they may have.
We just don't have those reports.
-- OK what I do in my office and I think this is where people out there should do.
You look for changes in behavior is someone that was sleeping at night not sleeping at night and someone openly telling you they're unhappy that they get out of bed in the morning.
Are they depressed.
Are they changing a pattern there was a report that he.
Was was carrying a briefcase suddenly -- before he'd been carrying something else he was more removed from people that's a sure sign there's a problem are people social patterns change a vote -- the parents are trying to.
Protect their kids I think this is a good point.
The mom or dad they're trying to -- protect their kids they're not gonna report into the principle of this goes to the big question is how -- -- important.
How do you take your kid we -- say we have a problem your point about -- you'll put on guns is excellent the idea that this mother is has these.
How outrageous assault weapons and a house with a with a song that has mental health problems I think that -- because he's a victim herself -- this is a huge problem well.