Mental Illness

Clawbacks threaten mental health services

Clawbacks threaten mental health services

Measure would put limit on insurance companies' reach

IMAGINE BEING WORRIED sick, struggling to find a mental health clinician to treat your 12-year-old child who is so anxious that he has not been able to go to school for two weeks.  You’ve called dozens of private mental health clinicians and treatment centers, day after day, only to hear that they are full and(...)

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A question of mental illness

“Did they have a magic wand that somehow cured mental illness?’’ That poignant but simple question comes from state Sen. Kenneth Donnelly, a former Lexington firefighter, after the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team’s opening chapter in its piercing look at the state’s policy failure in closing mental health hospitals and the decision to replace the system(...)

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