Mentally ill person needs lots of care and attention. It is very difficult for even the experts to deal with a mentally ill person. Read below to learn how to deal with mentally ill.
Determine dangers and degree of reactions
If you are dealing with a mentally ill person then first of all you have to find that how ill is the person and what could be the dangers in dealing with the person who is mentally ill. Mentally ill person may behave differently in different situations like public places or crowded places etc. Although all the mentally ill persons are not dangerous but some of them can be very dangerous in some circumstances. So you must know about all the risks associated in the process of dealing with mentally ill person.
Try to treat the person peacefully with love
When you know all the facts about the mentally ill person then you should deal with the person very peacefully and with love so that the person may not get aggressive over you and he/she may not get angry with you. Try to talk with that person in a soft and polite tone and make him/her feel comfortable with you. Try to be friendly with the person while treating him/her. The mentally ill persons sometimes become angry and try to harm you at that time just donât be over gentle with that person but try to get rid of his/her anger of course first by love but if that person doesnât calms down then try to deal him with some anger to make him/her calm.
Use medicines and therapies for the treatment
Always give the appropriate medicine on time to mentally ill person which will maintain the consistency in his/her treatment. There are also various therapies and drugs which you should use while treating mentally ill people.