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October 14th, 2021

Patients referred out to providers with no availability

More than 1,400 Kaiser mental health patients have shared stories at kaiserdontdeny.org of care delayed or denied, and the stories keep coming in. Here’s a recent story from a therapist at Beacon, who has seen how badly the demand for mental healthcare far exceeds Kaiser’s ability to provide it. I am a therapist who contracts […]


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October 12th, 2021

Patient not considered “severe” enough to get treatment

More than 1,400 Kaiser mental health patients have shared stories at kaiserdontdeny.org of care delayed or denied, and the stories keep coming in. Here’s a recent story from a parent who was shuttled between Kaiser and the county system, and still never got help. I was removed from Kaiser to the county system due to […]


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October 7th, 2021

Patient seeks therapy, referred to group that isn’t available

More than 1,400 Kaiser mental health patients have shared stories at kaiserdontdeny.org of care delayed or denied, and the stories keep coming in. Here’s a recent story from a parent who was told that only group therapy was available for their child — and there was no group currently available for her. I brought my […]


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October 5th, 2021

Care delayed and denied for anorexic teen

More than 1,400 Kaiser mental health patients have shared stories at kaiserdontdeny.org of care delayed or denied, and the stories keep coming in. Here’s a recent story from parents encountering obstacles getting the proper care for their anorexic daughter. My daughter has anorexia. She has been hospitalized by Kaiser in the past for heart problems […]


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September 30th, 2021

Patients are denied therapy, referred to programs that don’t help

More than 1,400 Kaiser mental health patients have shared stories at kaiserdontdeny.org of care delayed or denied, and the stories keep coming in. Here’s a recent story from parents who have struggled to get help for depressed child: For five months, our once healthy child without any mental health issues has now been in and […]