May 22nd, 2019

SF Supervisor urges Kaiser to fix its mental health services

San Francisco Supervisor Hillary Ronen knows first-hand that Kaiser its failing too many of its mental health patients. In a May 22 op-ed published in the San Francisco Examiner, she revealed having to intervene on behalf of her friend’s 14-year-old child, who had been expressing thoughts of suicide and was told the first availability to see […]


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May 22nd, 2019

Press Release: Kaiser mental health clinicians authorize open-ended statewide strike

California mental health clinicians authorize open-ended strike against Kaiser Permanente Four thousand caregivers prepare to strike more than 100 Kaiser clinics and medical facilities across California over the need to improve patient access to mental health care More than 80 percent of Kaiser Permanente psychologists, therapists, social workers and psychiatric nurses in California have signed […]


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May 14th, 2019

Press Release: Complaint asserts Kaiser providing substandard mental health assessments

Clinicians charge that Kaiser Permanente is shortchanging mental health patients seeking treatment even as it reports huge profits Even as its profits soar, Kaiser Permanente is shortchanging patients seeking treatment for mental illness and substance use disorders, according to a 58-page complaint filed Tuesday by the National Union of Healthcare Workers with the California Department […]


May 10th, 2019

Press Release: New TV commercial running in Bay Area market blasts Kaiser Permanente’s shameful record on mental health care

Emeryville – The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) released a new commercial Friday running on cable television in the Bay Area that calls attention to Kaiser Permanente’s repeated violations of mental health access laws. Some of the giant HMO’s patients can wait months to see their therapists, according to state investigators and Kaiser’s own mental […]


April 24th, 2019

Press Release: Therapists to strike Kaiser mental health clinic where patients wait up to 4 months for appointments

  Kaiser Permanente mental health therapists to strike Pasadena clinic Striking therapists to protest their patients having to wait up to four months for appointments   Los Angeles – Mental health therapists on Tuesday announced a one-day strike at Kaiser’s Pasadena clinic to protest severe understaffing that has forced their patients — many of whom […]