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I can’t wait months to get help

Published Thursday, June 6, 2019

Depression runs in my family, so I have been seeing therapists and taking medicine since the age of 14. I quit going to the therapy at Kaiser because they just went in circles. I never learned any new coping skills. Now that I’ve gone through some very hard experiences, I really need to see a therapist again. I called to make an appointment and they told me they didn’t have an opening for a month. I’m struggling every day through anxiety attacks, deprived of much-needed help. I’m living in a war with my brain. I can’t wait months to get help.