When a life starts to unravel, where do you turn for help?

Melissa Klump began to slip in the eighth grade. She couldn’t focus in class,
and in a moment of despair she swallowed 60 ibuprofen tablets. She was
smart, pretty and ill: depression, attention deficit disorder, obsessivecompulsive
disorder, either bipolar disorder or borderline personality disorder.

In her 20s, after a more serious suicide attempt, her parents sent her to a
residential psychiatric treatment center, and from there to another. It was
the treatment of last resort. When she was discharged from the second center
last August after slapping another resident, her mother, Elisa Klump,
was beside herself.

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