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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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doogie

What Will They Do To Me ?

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First i am glad to have some folks that understand and offer advice

The VA has sent me a letter saying i am getting a psyc appointment for my PTSD disability claim..

Here's my question/ my pastor of my church{so much for privacy huh} sent to the VA a letter stating that i had tried to commit suicide with a rifle in 2009 .

The ammo was ww11 for a M1 carbine and misfired and just went phhhhhft

What will this psyc doctor do to me , immediatly take me to a institution }?

maybe it would be better just to do it right ,and not have to deal with them

But, there are a few folks i'd like to take with me

Everything seems so hopless sometimes

GOD BLESS EACH AND EVERY VETERAN

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What will this psyc doctor do to me , immediatly take me to a institution }?

doogie,

Good gosh no man.

You can only be Baker Acted if you are a current threat to yourself and/or other's.

You just go in and talk about your issues and how they effect your life.

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The VA does not want to admit you to the psychiatric ward. It is expensive. Unless you say you are getting ready to kill yourself they won't do a thing. You can have suicideal thoughts but as long as you don't say you have a plan you are ok.

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If this was back in 2009, are you wanting to hurt yourself or others now? If you are not then they will probably up your meds or change them accordingly. You have to be honest about this though since if you are wanting to hurt yourself or others, you may need to be inpatient for a bit. If it will help take it, you have to take care of yourself; believe me I went inpatient for a week earlier this year. It helped get my meds straight and my thinking together. Please don't hurt yourself or others, God bless.

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If this was back in 2009, are you wanting to hurt yourself or others now? If you are not then they will probably up your meds or change them accordingly. You have to be honest about this though since if you are wanting to hurt yourself or others, you may need to be inpatient for a bit. If it will help take it, you have to take care of yourself; believe me I went inpatient for a week earlier this year. It helped get my meds straight and my thinking together. Please don't hurt yourself or others, God bless.

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Thank you i live a minimum from any military facility at all.

I guess i'm just anxious abought all this .presently i am not on any meds ,i can't afford them but i hope the VA will help me get them

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Thank you i live a minimum 100 miles or more from any military facility at all.

I guess i'm just anxious abought all this .presently i am not on any meds ,i can't afford them but i hope the VA will help me get them

I have many diagnosis at least 5 of drepression and anxiety datin back to a incident in the military in 1966

I don't want to hurt anyone or myself since 2009,.

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