Hello, I am new here but have been reading lots of stories similar to mine so I hope maybe you all can share advice or at least moral support. I feel desperate right now. Our son is 32 and had his first bipolar episode almost 10 years ago. Since then he has been hospitalized several times but refuses to stay with any treatment and rejects the diagnosis. He has been living with his ex fiance but she is no longer willing to let him stay there and he is really manic right now. My husband drove there (3 hours away) today to try yet again to get him help. He was evaluated and they checked him into a facility. Unfortunately, within an hour he left. We can't have him live here, but feel terrible thinking he is going to be ill and homeless in the cold and snow. We don't know what else to do, no matter how we try nothing gets better. Thank you for listening.