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In 2002 my dad committed suicide

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019

In 2002 my dad committed suicide. The day before, he had called Kaiser seeking help. He was told it would take weeks for him to see a therapist or get a space in an inpatient treatment program. Needless to say, my family often wonders what would have happened if Kaiser had offered something — anything — to help him.

Lily
Santa Rosa