Long story short, a friend and housemate of my girlfriend attempted suicide this past week by overdosing and cutting her wrists. Long story: My girlfriend and I go to a small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania. We both live in campus provided housing, hers being an actual house that is barely on the edge of our campus. This house requires five people live in it, as did the previous year's living situation. Last year, they needed a fifth girl to get the apartment they wanted and took this girl in. She tended to be grouchy, introverted, and very involved in her studies. She's also suffered from anorexia and some other disorders, but had been getting professional help on and off for years. Fast forward to this year: she's a senior getting ready to graduate with a degree in nursing. She has been working in a clinic helping the needy get needed medical attention. In fact, being that she lives with my girlfriend, we invited her out to the bar with us last weekend and she happily obliged us and came along. She seemed rather happy. Wednesday evening, the girls could not find her. Her car was parked in front of the house, her door was locked, and knocked on her door several times to no avail. Thursday morning, they became more distraught that her door was still locked, and being that she was an early bird, always up before everyone else, the girls became increasingly worried and called the campus police to unlock her door. When the officer opened the door, the girls, with the exception of my girlfriend who was student teaching at the time, ran in to find their housemate unconscious on her bed, blood all over the bedspread and floor, and pills all over. They called 911, and she woke up while being loaded into the ambulance. Fast forward even more: She wants to come back to school. She scared her housemates, she scared her friends, and being that this is a small school, everyone knows what she had done, or at least attempted to do. She's being released from the hospital this weekend and wants to come back right away. At the time of the incident, she claims that she felt nobody loved her, but her housemates did enough and saved her life because they cared so much. She's coming back. How do you deal with someone like this? What do you say? What do you do? My girlfriend and her housemates have already spoken with the dean so that she does not move back in. They're afraid it will happen again, and they're too afraid to deal with it. They care about her, but feel they need to distance themselves. What do you say? What do you do? What would you do if this happened to you?