I really need some words of advice?
I have a friend whose acts of self harm has worsened lately and she was sent to a therapist and held in a mental hospital to be examined. She’s tried to cut and drown herself multiple times.
She’s a beautiful person who comes off as extremely bubbly and extroverted when she’s at school or with us.
It was only yesterday she revealed about the “skeleton boy” she’s been friends with for years. She says that she’s fallen for him and hurts herself to feel closer to him in her liminal state between life and death.
We believe that its psychosis and I have no idea what to do. She’s seeing and hearing things that are conjured by her own mind and believes that he is with no doubt, real. Everyday I worry that I would really lose her, just like that.
Psychosis is extremely complicated and abstract and I’m but an ignorant teenager so if anyone has any advice to give of any life experiences to share, I would really REALLY appreciate it.
I want to save my friend.