What the F**k is Wrong with Mental Health Care?

My personal struggles with getting help.

Erik Burger
Jun 21 · 4 min read
Man holding his temples looking down.
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Tomorrow it will be exactly one year since my doctor referred me to get psychological help. A therapist.

One year. That’s 12 months. 52 weeks. 365 days, give or take a few. And by the time I got the referral, I’d already spent 2 months meeting with my doctor weekly, then bi-weekly.