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Hi, My name is Blue. I've been desperately searching for forums that can maybe help me, so here it goes.
I'm 16 years old, I live is California in the US, and I have a number of mental health issues, including being very depressed, undiagnosed anxiety, possibly panic disorder, dermatillomania, trichotillomania, and suicidal thoughts.
My parents are lower class and very unsupportive. I have told them that I am very depressed and want to seek help but they laughed at me and told me that my mental health doesn't matter.
I live with them, and I am not covered under their health insurance. I am uninsured. I do not drive. I live in a very small town without a hospital or any mental health facilities available.
SO here's where I'm hoping I can get help. I need to either find a way to get myself insured, or find a way that I can recive help without having to pay exteme costs for it. My parents are unsuportive as it is, so having them need to pay for anything will only make my situation worse. I realize that I have the ability to call CPS and get away from them but that isn't what I want, I just want to feel okay. I am having constant suicidal thoughts, I can never think straight anymore, and my brain is always clouded with my depression just pulling me lower and lower into a pit I feel like I can't get out of. I really need help, and nobody will help me get help. Somebody, anybody, please help me figure out what to do. I have looked into insuring myself, but as far as I have found out, unless I live on my own, my parents have to be the ones to insure me. California's health system is very confusing for a 16 year old, so somebody who understands, please help me figure this out. Thank you so much for your time
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