A 5150 is a mandatory psychiatric hold that requires the patient undergo psychiatric evaluation. People who are suffering from suicidal or homicidal thoughts are often forced to undergo this type of hold, often staying in the hospital longer than the automatic 72-hour minimum stay.
Long story short: This may get her the help she needs. More
If your friend’s hair caught on fire, would you:
a) help her put it out,
b) call over someone from the bar to help her put it out, or
c) stand there pointing, laughing, and capturing the whole thing on video? More
When it comes to velour, it’s a fine line between Kanye West and Magic Castle. And most men, I’m sorry to report, don’t know how to tread that line, and wind up looking like they’re about to walk onstage in front of a packed house in Vegas and get mauled by what they thought was a subservient tiger (too soon?). More
Hey, we’ve all been there: you want to torch everything that reminds you of your ex. But if you’ve decided to take a match to his photographs, you should try to avoid burning down your entire apartment building. Jonathan Sanchez Jimenez of Hollywood, Florida, was charged with arson and aggravated assault for burning pictures of his girlfriend in the apartment they shared. More