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In reply to DamosA, doctors and other medical professionals deal with unstable people through physical restraints, hypodermic injections, calling security, or calling the cops. Paramedics won't even respond to some situations unless the cops are "on-scene" first. I've had to respond to calls by paramedics for help when a situation went sideways, and several times to hospitals (esp. Emergency Rooms) where a situation had gotten out of hand. Many mentally ill or otherwise unstable people are also afflicted with the complicating factors of alcohol/other drugs. These are not predictable situations.
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