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I was being treated at a doctors office because my insurance

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I was being treated for ADD at a doctors office because my insurance doesn't cover psychiatry. My doctor is now saying in order to keep treatment I need a diagnosis now from a psychiatrist. Any reccemendations on what I can do?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 11 months ago.

Hello this is Dr. Salama MD,

Depending on where you live, there are many psychiatric centers which offer their services free of charge.

Since all you need is a diagnosis, any pscyhologist or psychiatrist should be able to evaluate you.

Let me know where you live and I'll see what I can find for you.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

If not, please don't forget to leave a positive rating as that's the only way I get credit for answering your question.

Thank you!

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I live in Gilroy, CA. I need to try to get someone who can diagnosis me as soon as possible. I'm a college student so I don't have to much money to afford to go see someone.
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 11 months ago.

I would try the following to get an idea of how much these centers charge:

Chamberlain's Mental Health Services***** Suite C
Gilroy, CA 95020
Phone: 1(###) ###-####/p>

Community Solutions*****, Suite 100
Morgan Hill, CA 95020
Phone: 1(###) ###-####/p>

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Okay. Is there away to get evaluated online?
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 11 months ago.

There are tests you can take online but not necessarily a pscyhiatric services who can provide you with a definitive diagnosis.

This is an example of the online test:

http://www.addadult.com/getting-help/for-you/online-screening-test/

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Is there a psychiatrist online that I can have evaluate me.
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 11 months ago.

Yes

https://www.breakthrough.com/how-it-works

Expert:  Michael Salama replied 11 months ago.

Is there anything else I can help you with today?

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