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Emily's Ethical Dilemmas

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As Emily’s therapist, I would first talk to her about her thoughts of not wanting to live if she is forced to go into a home and assess for suicide. If I suspect she is a danger of killing herself after assessing I would follow protocol, call and order a mandatory hold on her. I would call her family and let them know what is going on with Emily. If I feel she is not a threat to herself I would proceed to talk more about my concerns for her health and safety around her living conditions and how that could potentially interfere with her ability to lead a productive life. I would also talk about how her family is concerned about her safety and also wants her to be safe as well. I would talk to her more about what the conversation was like
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