Kaiser Mental Health Alert

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October 28th, 2021

Another patient gives up on Kaiser mental health

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 another patient who chose to pay out of pocket to get mental healthcare rather than stick with Kaiser. I wouldn’t let Kaiser Mental Health touch me with […]


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October 26th, 2021

A father fears for his daughter’s life

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 fears that access to care may have disastrous results for his daughter. Thank goodness I work at home because I have feared for my daughter’s […]


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October 21st, 2021

Therapists struggle to help patients in Kaiser’s flawed system

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 patient had a great experience with Kaiser … until they tried to access mental healthcare. I was born in a Kaiser Hospital. I’ve been on Kaiser […]


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October 19th, 2021

Bureaucratic hurdles leave patients confused and frustrated

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 patient who gave up on getting mental health care from Kaiser. I contacted Kaiser in the beginning of December 2020 to get help for a severe […]


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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 […]