Going to counselor

Discussion in 'Self Harm & Substance Abuse' started by PandorasToybox, Aug 2, 2009.

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  1. PandorasToybox

    PandorasToybox Well-Known Member

    How do I tell my counselor I've been abusing pills again? Especiallly the part where I OD on them & never went for medical attention?

    I'm kind of sketched that he'll make me go to th hospital. If I don't I know he'll send the cops after me again :\
  2. total eclipse

    total eclipse SF Friend Staff Alumni

    You need to be honest with concillor you will not necessarily be sent to hospital. The only way you are going to get help you need is to tell concillor how hopeless you have been feeling so the medication can be adjusted .
    coucillor will understand they don't judge i hope everything goes well let us know okay
  3. PandorasToybox

    PandorasToybox Well-Known Member

    Thanks Mary :smile:

    I know as soon as I tell them, the head hancho will have me put on the hospital as he was already trying to have me admitted last time when I hadn't done anything.

    Part of me knows I should be there & the other half is kinda sketched about it. I have no clue what'll happen.
  4. yursomedicated

    yursomedicated Chat & Forum Buddy

    Listen to Mary, she has the best advice.

    I know I hate the hospital too...but maybe it will help. The hospital is mostly there to stabilize yourself so you don't make any rash desicions.

    Telling your counselor will help. They can maybe change your meds (if you are on them) and maybe just telling someone will help you.

    Don't be afraid to pop me a PM.
  5. PandorasToybox

    PandorasToybox Well-Known Member

    Thanks ronnie :biggrin:

    I totally agree w/ you about Mary. Definitely my mother figure on here!

    I'm very counselor phobic & EXTREMELY hospital phobic. I'm going to make an appointment tuesday & keep my eye on myself, to make sure I don't end up w/ jaundice from the OD
  6. yursomedicated

    yursomedicated Chat & Forum Buddy

    Mary is my mother figure too! I PMed that to her.. hahaha

    I am phobic of all that too! Omg..we're like alike.:smile:

    Hope the appointment helps.
  7. PandorasToybox

    PandorasToybox Well-Known Member

    I hope it helps too becuz otherwise I'm completely lost
  8. yursomedicated

    yursomedicated Chat & Forum Buddy

    I don't want you lost. :huh:
  9. PandorasToybox

    PandorasToybox Well-Known Member

    Well thankfully the head hancho who's trying to place me behind locked doors at the hospital is on vacation & the one counselor I kinda like seeing is back in town. He's really good. He leaves his phone on 24/7 if I need to get a hold of him. Soooo we'll see :smile:
  10. yursomedicated

    yursomedicated Chat & Forum Buddy

    H e really cares then :)

    stick with him, and I can help...maybe? :unsure:
  11. PandorasToybox

    PandorasToybox Well-Known Member

    Just by you listening & responding to my threads/rants is enough :biggrin: :love:

    Yeah, it's hard because he got transfered to a different job in the college & he only fills in when another counselor has to go out of town. Sooo I only have him for this month. He doesn't deal w/ mental health ... he usually deals with more academic counselling. I was his first MH case actually lol, & I used to work w/ him when I worked at the college as a Student Ambassador
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