Should you check yourself into a psychiatric hospital? Only you and a mental health professional have the ability to provide an answer to this query. However, there are a few red flags that can make a hospital your best option right now. They include, but are not limited to, the following:

Having suicidal thoughts or feelings
Having a desire to harm others in one’s thoughts or actions

having unable to manage mood swings

The best course of action is to call your neighborhood psychiatric hospital and request an evaluation. The safest course of action for your welfare and the well-being of your loved ones will be determined in collaboration with you.