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If I go to the ER can they help me if I feel extremely anxious? I don't want to go to a psyc hospital.

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They will help you of course, i dont think that theyll send you to psych hospital...

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If you are not already on anti anxiety medication they may give you something short term until you can see your own Dr. Are you on the UK?

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I don't know what UK is. I feel really bad.

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United Kingdom

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UK is short for United Kingdom. I think Caz is asking what country you are in. x

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I'm in the US.

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They usually put you in a mental hospital if you are a threat to yourself or if you tell them you want to go. The ER doesn't really help you if you are having anxiety. The most they'll do is give you a script for some anti anxiety medication. It wouldn't be worth it to go.

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Are you in therapy? That might help you.

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I feel like my only option is to suffer. My insurance doesn't cover therapy anymore.

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What state are you located in? There are usually organizations that are free to low fee that can help.

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My apologies I should have said United Kingdom , thanks hypercat54! It's different here as most of our hospitals have crisis mental health teams who provide urgent support . I think it might help if you start to form a plan about how you are going to start to deal with this. There are lots of good online resources that you could use, any friends/ family you could confide in that would be able to help? Do you have access to emergency medication for anxiety or is this recent ? You shouldn't have to suffer like this with no help, can you get an appointment with a Dr? Sorry for all the questions

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No family or friends here. A dr. App wait is at least 1 month. I have no access to medicine.

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Ok I see why you feel desperate. I would think about calling the Dr and asking for an emergency appointment that you can't wait a month. If there is absolutely nothing sooner then make the appointment they give you as you are going to have to see a Dr a some point. Check online and see if there are any crisis mental health charities you could call now for a chat ? Think if there is any friend even if you haven't spoken in a while that you could call? Otherwise stay on here to keep yourself distracted until the feels ease a little.

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