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psychiatric help

I am suffering from very severe ppd right now like to the point where I dont really know if I am safe. My husband has had to take off work to be with me but I can't see a psychiatrist until JULY! Does anyone know what I can do or where I can go to get the help I need?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:45 PM on Mar. 6, 2009 in Health

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  • What about an ER? they will treat you right away and maybe refer to another doctor sooner.
    GiannisMomma

    Answer by GiannisMomma at 7:47 PM on Mar. 6, 2009

  • when you say "treat" you right away what does that entail? It sounds dumb I have thought about admitting myself to a psych unit maybe but I would have no one to watch my sona dn I dotn want him to be taken away I just want to be healthy again
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:49 PM on Mar. 6, 2009

  • Check with the county office to see if they have emergency mental health resources. Good luck.
    Mommy3b1g

    Answer by Mommy3b1g at 7:50 PM on Mar. 6, 2009

  • PPD is really tough. I went through it and I really wasn't sure if I was going to survive. You will be just fine. How old is you son? by treat I mean give you medication to help with depression.
    GiannisMomma

    Answer by GiannisMomma at 7:51 PM on Mar. 6, 2009

  • i called my ob, and they called in a prescription for zoloft
    AmelieH

    Answer by AmelieH at 8:50 PM on Mar. 6, 2009

  • You need to go see your OB/GYN. Do not wait until July to see someone.
    Magpie75

    Answer by Magpie75 at 12:14 AM on Mar. 7, 2009

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