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  • Author : Smiling_Gecko
  • support : 5
  • Topic : Welcome & getting started
2021-05-04T04:40:48+00:00
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@Historylover I had not seen a psychiatrist in over a decade but have to go back and get a medication review and adjustment. 

 

Similar scenario.  The guts has been ripped out of mental healthcare.

 

They are now following the American model of psychiatric care: the corporate medical version where you have to pay full price and wait for a medicare payment. 

 

My new shrink wants hundreds of dollars.

 

All I want is my medicine to be changed, not as if I could afford the luxury of paying somene huge outlays just to listen to my patient history. 

 

I feel sorry for the younger folk who are newly diagnosed who have no supports and are practically dumped in the community left to tread water.

 

Its so totally wrong. 

 

Anyway I hope you find some kind of service and someone who is compassionate and caring. 

 

We deserve better after what we've been through.

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