Observe your relative. If you noticed some violations of the adequate assessment of reality, offer to accompany him to see a psychiatrist or psychotherapist. These specialists are free admission to mental hospitals.
Explain to the patient that no one will put it on the record, or isolated. The visit will be of an Advisory nature, and do not need a referral, just bring a medical insurance policy and passport.
Find the address of the clinic, what transportation is most convenient to get there, mode.
Ask the patient to go for anonymous advice. This service is paid, so find out about pricing at the front Desk. Can go to a private doctor. But note that private person has no right to prescribe psychotropic medications due to difficulties in obtaining licenses.
In the office of psychiatrist help for a close person to describe the problem, name the symptoms of inappropriate behavior. The task of psychotherapy is to help the patient understand how he can change his traumatic situation and also to formulate the correct relationship to the causes of the disease.
Express only complaints and in any case do not make independent conclusions and not put yourself diagnosis, especially in the presence of a psychiatrist.
In order to avoid unpleasant situations and forced hospitalization without reason, study in advance a list of disorders, which require only consultation and therapy monitoring outside of a hospital setting with the use of light antidepressants. Such diseases include: alcoholism in the initial stage, drug addiction, BDD (pathological dissatisfaction with their appearance), neurosis, anorexia, psychosomatic illness ("nervous"), mental disorders in pregnant women (a neurosis, frequent change of mood), postpartum psychosis, climacteric psychosis, epilepsy.