Hello Chantelly and welcome to HW!
Sounds like your friend really needs a support system and you are doing all you can.
Really good information and advice from Chaser and Vestgirl.
I hope the little boy gets the right treatment and is on his way to recovery. Keep us posted.
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. ~Dr. Seuss