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December 28, 2012


Mental health care should be more available, and people should be more open about it, but even despite the best psychiatry and psychiatric drugs available, I've lost a number of friends to the monsters in their heads over the years. It takes a lot of bravery and strength to fight mental illness. I'm always glad when the good guys win a few. I've seen too many snatched by the darkness.

Even with good support, the patient working hard, and the best medical care available, until recently a lot of "good" insurance excluded mental health. Even with laws making insurance cover mental health there are often disclaimers in the policy limiting mental health coverage.

For example, disability insurance that covers one for a lifetime often limits coverage to 2 years.

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