(Closed) asking for help didn't work…

posted 6 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
817 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

That’s defeating 🙁 Please pick up a phone and schedule an appt. Anxiety will break you down until you can’t function. I know it’s tough, and you feel like you were turned away, but give yourself another chance to get the help you need. You got the courage up once, try again until someone helps you. Fight for yourself!

Post # 4
963 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

@FutureMrsShrewsbury:  +1. Also try not look at so negatively. When you have an appointment, there will be someone there to give you the help you need. Stay strong.

Post # 5
5001 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

They should have made an appointment for you! Call them and ask for an appointment, it’s easier than walking all the way there 🙂

Post # 6
9142 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

Sadly psychiatric care is not on-demand unless you threaten to kill yourself or someone else.  Set up an appointment and come here for support until that appointment.  While waiting for your appointment, I would also recommend you check out walk-in hours.

Post # 7
993 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Check their website and find out the next walk-in time – go early, cause there’s always a line up!  They should have made you an appt right there, but help them out on this and phone or email in.  Good for you for having the courage!!

Post # 9
6359 posts
Bee Keeper

@MissPatience:  See your GP, s/he can give you a referral to a therapist with a schedule that works for you.

Post # 10
1405 posts
Bumble bee

Ok, you already got the courage to do it once.  You can do it agian.  

Post # 11
11234 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

@joya_aspera:  Agreed. My gyno always asks me about my mental health (among other things), and lets me know that she can get me a referral if I ever need one (I don’t have insurance, unfortunately). Hell, she saw that I had a rash on my stomach a couple of years ago, asked me several questions about it, gave me advice on treating it, and told me to come back if it didn’t get better.

Post # 12
56 posts
Worker bee

Go back!!! I went to the counseling center when I was in college and they didn’t have time in the schedule for me to get in for counseling, so I just got put on medication. I should have advocated more for myself. I wish I had known better. But I would go back or talk to someone else (family doctor, gyno, etc…) who might help you get a referral.

I’m back in therapy now, and I’m going to see a psychiatrist on Monday. It is so hard to admit that things are going so well and that you need help, but it’s important and things will get better.

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