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Suicidal alcoholic

My brother is suffering from bipolar and alcoholism. He has been diagnosed since 2.5 years. He attempted 3. To 4 times suicide. Latest he was ok and started teaching and tried to leave alcohol. He was getting withdrawal effect. But he still tried to teach. With so much emotional stressed yesterday he again tried to commit suicide by hanging himself but he failed. I am too much worried.
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Jankhana Hakani Mumbai | Psychiatrist
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Since your brother attempted suicide recently and also has past history of suicide, bipolar illness and alcohol dependence, it is advisable to admit him asap. He can get better and improve. But rt now he needs immediate admission and treatment
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Consult a psychiatrist at the earliest
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Dr. Sugandha Gupta Delhi | Psychiatrist
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First things first, you MUST take him to a psychiatrist for assessment and possibly admission for his suicidal risk. He has already had multiple suicidal attempts and is suffering from alcohol dependence with bipolar disorder, all of which puts him at a very significant risk of further attempts and completed suicide. Do not in any case delay taking him to a psychiatrist for assessment. Hope this helps you and your brother. Taking him to a psychiatrist may be first step to recovery.. Best wishes..
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Dr. Sheba Singh Mumbai | Psychologist
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Your brother needs a psychiatrist without delay. After he is a little stable and in a position to talk he should see a clinical psychologist. He should also take medicine regularly.
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See a Psychaitrist
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Dr. Bhushan Mhetre Pune | Addiction Psychiatrist
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Regular follow up and medication compliance is must in such cases. Ongoing alcohol use adds to the problem of bipolar disorder.
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Consult a treating Psychiatrist.
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