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He has been treated as an outpatient for about a year but his treatment is not working as well as it should, otherwise he would not be cutting himself. I think he's lacking a thorough psychological/psychiatric evaluation and therapy for a few weeks or longer. For right now we are looking for inpatient treatment, at first, and thereafter when he gets better or well, outpatient treatment, so that he can resume his college classes. His mother and I would like for him to go to the best facility here in Alabama. A safe and clean place that is staffed 24/7 with professionals that are uptodate and equiped with the latest in treating these disorders. As parents, we would like for him a thorough evaluation to find out and treat whatever his post traumatic pains are that he keeps inside and can't come out. After thorough psychiatric evaluation, he would need a diagnosis that would tell us if he has schizophrenia, severe anxiety, bipolar disorder, a combination thereof or whatever his affliction may be. While he is in a facility being treated we would like for him to have the type of medication that can have a longer time effect so that he can be stable for longer periods of time and even when he goes back home. My son lives and attends college in Jacksonville, Alabama. His parents live in Montgomery, AL. I believe that in Birmingham, AL is where the best psychiatric facilities are, because they are in close proximity and/or associated with UAB and stay uptodate with the latest in that field. My son is presently enrolled at JSU, and will have to drop this semester because of his condition.