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6 Affordable Mental Health Care Service Options

Posted by Carah Counts on May 17, 2016

6 Affordable Mental Health Care Service Options | Carah Counts | Employer Healthcare Strategies blog by CareATC, Inc.Mental health problems are incredibly diverse. In most cases, a mentally ill person in crisis may have difficulty paying the high costs of therapy or counseling.

Fortunately, many patients show great progress using more inexpensive methods.

Some examples of more affordable options include:

  • Many communities offer free or discounted counseling, particularly for victims of sexual abuse or domestic violence.
  • Counselors in training frequently offer their services at far lower rates.
  • Many group therapy options are available today, sometimes proving more effective than one-on-one care, and are available at a fraction of the cost.
  • Some therapists provide one-on-one care on a sliding scale, charging only what you can afford.

The following article presents other options. At the end of the day, there is no easy way to resolve mental illness, but compassionate care is available at an affordable price more often than you may think.

Read full article at U.S. News Money.

Carah Counts

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Carah Counts

Carah is a Product Manager here at CareATC. When she's not busy working on our product strategy and roadmap, she dabbles in the occasional creative project or blog post.

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