July 23rd, 2021

I left Kaiser because of the lack of mental health care

I was dealing with a severe crisis and needed to see a counselor badly. When I tried to make an appointment, I had to wait for weeks! It was so frustrating, I couldn’t my get the help I so badly needed at the time. Thank God I had a friend whose husband was a licensed […]

July 22nd, 2021

No support for people with eating disorders

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder. Despite this fact, Kaiser has woefully inadequate services available. Instead of providing adequate facilities and sufficient specialized professionals, Kaiser defaults to one-size-fits-all group therapies. I am only able to see an eating disorder specialist in person one-on-one once every month — if I’m lucky. […]

July 20th, 2021

Kaiser puts vulnerable kids at risk

Kaiser’s mental health services are abominable and put vulnerable, at-risk children and teens at further risk than when they came in the door. Something desperately needs to change. Patricia Santa Rosa

July 14th, 2021

Their services for mental health care are abysmal

We have belonged to Kaiser for well over 25 years. Their services for physical healthcare are exceptionally good. However, their services for mental health care are abysmal. We have a 23-year-old son with autism. Since he was three years old we have attempted to get services through Kaiser‘s mental health department. It wasn’t until we […]

February 23rd, 2021

Kaiser’s treatment of mental health is an abomination

I have had Kaiser for several years, and I don’t seek treatment or therapy to help with severe depression and trauma because the appointments offered are so few and far between. There is no reasonable amount of progress that can be made seeing a therapist once a month. Group therapy doesn’t cut it. Kaiser’s treatment […]