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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: 4 months ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago.
Okay. Is there away to get evaluated online?
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 4 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 4 months ago.
Is there a psychiatrist online that I can have evaluate me.
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 4 months ago.

Yes

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

Expert:  Michael Salama replied 4 months ago.

Is there anything else I can help you with today?

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