Last week we brought our son, (nephew whom we raised) to the hospital for medical help and mental help, He was suicidal. He signed himself in to in-patient dual-diagnosis after 3 days of being in the hospital for medical issues, he was transferred there. Met with him and his councilor. She believes he has a degree of bi-polar. In November he was cutting himself and I found out he actually tried to kill himself twice. He is getting released tomorrow or Monday.
A little history.....
he is 23, his mother passed away when he was 5, father was a druggie abused and neglected him and sister. We took him in when he was 8. In our home if you cant pay insurance you don't need a license. When the time came we found out he was smoking pot so we refused to allow him to get his license. We told him if he gave us 2 clean drug tests, we would allow it. He gave us the 2 tests then failed the behind the wheel anyhow. Shortly after that we found out he had turned to cocaine because that only stays in your system for 3 days instead of 30. As soon as we found out, he was told to leave (he had already graduated HS and was 19 1/2)
.....Now my concern, yesterday his new roommate came over to see how he was and bring us some papers. Come to find out he hasn't paid rent in 4 months, allowed his car insurance to lapse and is on the verge of loosing health insurance because of not going to work. I immediately called the councilor, she said they would discuss it because it had to be addressed so he could handle it when he was released. He called last night admitted to everything, doesn't know why he did what he did, collected money for rent from roommate spent it and his paychecks etc. I do not think he is ready to face everything and basically I am afraid we will be planning a funeral.
I don't know what to do
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