Can FMLA cover mental health problems?

I recently tried to hang myself and my neighbors saw me and called the police. It was prevented, but I haven’t really slept in days and I’ve called in 2 days in a row, when I really shouldn’t have. 

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  • Foofa
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Your better option would probably be disability. Your mental health practitioner would write up your diagnosis then you'd use that to make the application.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Yes, it can cover mental health issues.

  • 4 weeks ago

    You don't say when it occurred, but if you had attempted suicide as you say, wouldn't you still be in protective custody while being evaluated for mental illness?

    • keich laru3 weeks agoReport

      Police didn’t deem me as a threat to myself or others, so they left me in the care of my sister and told me to go to the hospital. I’ve got an apt. with a psychiatrist coming up.

  • 1 month ago

    FMLA ONLY covers leave approved BEFORE taking time off. It NEVER covers calling in.

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  • 1 month ago

    No it does not, period.

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