"A cry for help."

About: Ipswich Hospital / Adult mental illness

(as a parent/guardian),

everytime he has a break up with his partner he comes home and constantly follows me everywhere asking me to help get his partner back which does in time but holds the constant threat of ring police as there is a dvo out on him. we just dont know what to do try everything to get him help we have to call police in because he bangs his head cuts himself has in past overdose, try to gas himself in car all because he doesnt know how to cope ive been though mental health which they have label him as attention seeking even wrote to qld minsters they told us to contact aquired brain injury place but he can not get help there as he was born this way. what we need is help for him we cant live with him here anymore im at the stage of life im ready walk out as he is contantly doing my nerves and my way of thinking, my spouse is on disablity pension for medical reason and im the carer we cant cope with him he has nowhere to live as we can not have him here as he is damaging our home and our health suffers IS THERE ANYTHING OR ANYONE THAT CAN HELP

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Responses

Response from West Moreton Hospital and Health Service

Thank you for your post and drawing our attention to the concerns you have. We were sorry to hear that you currently feel unsupported and understand that it is sometimes hard to find what support may be available.

We would like the opportunity to discuss your concerns and if at all possible to put you in touch with someone who can provide you with support and help.

Could you please contact the Consumer Liaison Officer on 0409 275 503, or email us at WMH.CLO@health.qld.gov.au.

Again, thank you for taking the time to use Patient Opinion. We look forward to discussing your concerns with you.

Kind Regards

Consumer Liaison Service

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service

13/06/2014

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