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This is NOT sufficient care

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2019

My son has significant anxiety problems. When we were scheduling his appointments with his psychologist (who was excellent, by the way), we were told that even though he had had suicidal thoughts, without actual suicidal ideation, he could only come every other week. WITH ideation? Once a week. For someone actively planning a suicide? This is NOT sufficient care.

Jennie
Oakland