Waiting for Healthcare to Happen
DECEMBER 2, 2019
Behavioral health and addiction treatment: High demand and limited availability mean that many patients seeking treatment for opioid addiction or alcoholism may have to wait for a detox bed. The lack of behavioral health providers in certain areas can also delay mental health treatment for patients. The mentally ill or addicted may lose their resolve and relapse or turn away from treatment. What’s the longest you’ve waited for a doctor appointment?