I've been reading about her parents wanting to get control of her and how there is nothing they can do in terms of the law to try and save Amanda from herself. Apparently, a conservatorship in the style of the one Britney Spears' father was able to get for her are almost impossible to get (which says so much about just what a truly terrible state Britney would have been in
I think something should be done about the law so families can intervene earlier in cases like this. Why does some poor person like Amanda have to hit rock bottom before they can be helped? It's just yet another failing in the mental health service.