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I have mental health problems and cannot cope living on my

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I have mental health problems and cannot cope living on my own I need someone 24-7 to talk to am very lonley I need support which the mental health services have not provided. I have therefore invited my boyfriend and brother to come and live with me. The police came to my house because of an argument, they found a bed in the living room and said that they will report me to the council. I am yet to receive a letter from the council but now am living in fear of the consequences and how I can explain to the council that I need these people around to support me without losing my flat , my son also doesn't live in the property he lives with his grand mother what is the best way forward
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Law
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I am eagerly waiting for an answer
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Can I get an answer asap to my questions
Expert:  Clare replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first.

What exactly did the Police say that they would tell the council - and when was this?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
The police said that they would report me to the council because they believe that I am subletting this happened on Monday
Expert:  Clare replied 11 months ago.

Why does your boyfriends brother have to live with you as well?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Because I am lonely and depressed and I need someone to talk to and I can't manage myself I have mental illness , I just can't cope with life, I need support my boyfriend isn't always around but my brother is always there incase I start to feel suicidal and they help me with the bills because I can't work full time
Expert:  Clare replied 11 months ago.

My apologies I thought it was your boyfriend's brother.

Is this a one bedroom property?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It's a two bedroom property but they are 3 adults occupying it each in a separate room
Expert:  Clare replied 11 months ago.

Please do not worry

You are related to both the people involved - and if the worst happened and you are entitled to have either or both of them staying with you.

Make sure that you have copies of yours and your brothers passports or birth certificate - and any evidence you have concerning your relationship with your partner.

However in general terms you have no cause for concern and I am sorry you have been put through this

However do try and address the issues that led to the argument - that is also not good for your health

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Can I contact the council about my vulnerable situation, and what do I need to say to them in order that they don't suspect me for subletting, I am worried and weary of waiting for them to write to me . They are taking too long and I am eager to tell them my side of the story and explain to them that the police got it wrong and that I am a mental health patient who has been living with family and friends for support. I really can't cope on my own and I struggle with everything including cooking and cleaning, since my child went into foster care. These people really just do help and support me
Expert:  Clare replied 11 months ago.

They are not going to write to you - you have done nothing wrong and frankly the police were just being officious.

The Council will have no concerns or involvement

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