Why We Need Better Mental Health Care
Dr. Howard Samuels participated in an article on themighty.com in which a new study is cited linking missed doctor’s appointments to higher death risk. A further indication that we need better mental health care.
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“Insurance companies only let you keep a client in there less than 30 days,” Samuels told The Mighty. “Then you’re throwing them back out in the world, which they have no idea how to deal with, and then they go back out to the world and their behavior hasn’t changed. They get depressed. They get overwhelmed with the things that they have to do because they have no support.”