BIPOLAR TEEN’S STRUGGLE

This is the third part of the excellent KQED Radio News series on the challenges of mental health in California.  Reporter Shariah Vroman-Nagy who tried to kill herself three years ago. She was diagnosed as bipolar shortly after and has had to endure an unending struggle to get treatment. After Shaiah’s  attempted suicide, her family fought a protracted battle with insurance companies as they sought care. Dembosky’s report highlights the cold and ruthless tactics big insurance companies use when it comes to not paying for mental health treatment. Follow this link for the full report:

http://ww2.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2016/06/01/depressed-teens-struggle-to-find-mental-health-care-in-rural-california/RS19653_0506

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