The Magic Pill

Mary Rose Madden

This story is the fifth installment in a five-part series on mental health care. Click here for the entire series.

While the White House struggles with the Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare Exchange web site, many with psychiatric problems say the shortage of mental health professionals is their primary concern. 

The Magic Pill, Part 4: Is Anybody Out There?

Nov 14, 2013
Mary Rose Madden

This story is the fourth installment in a five-part series on mental health care. Click here for the entire series.

Insurance Networks don't always  provide accurate - and adequate - networks.   At what point is a network that doesn't provide sufficient numbers of providers and information crossing the line? 


Mary Rose Madden

This story is the third installment in a five-part series on mental health care. Click here for the entire series.

Millions of Americans are expected to have expanded mental health and substance abuse benefits under Obamacare and the 2008 Mental Health Parity Law.

Mary Rose Madden

This story is the second installment in a five-part series on mental health care. Click here for the entire series.

For years, having health insurance didn't necessarily mean you were covered for mental healthcare.  But, recent regulations from The White House aimed to fix that.  Think it can work?


Mary Rose Madden

This story is the first installment in a five-part series on mental health care. Click here for the entire series.

Millions of Americans who need mental health care don’t get it. And that creates a public health nightmare – for jails, homeless shelters, emergency rooms, and most importantly, for the individuals themselves.