My husband has slowly started drinking d...

Asked by Anonymous on 29-03-2021 13:21:21
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Western Cape

My husband has slowly started drinking during the lockdown and slowly taking less of his medication to the point where he is taking none. He is on anxiety and depression medication. He slowly started becoming aggressive and threatening which he eventually did towards me and my son. I phoned the police and requested to take him to the hospital for sedation which his brother managed to take him with the police following. I completed an involuntary admission form at the hospital the next day after speaking to the doctor. He escaped from observation the following morning. The hospital phoned the police and I phoned the police to pick him up but to no avail. The police say he did not commit a crime. I can not go home neither my son as he is not well. I am stuck. What am I to do.

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