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How do I go about discussing possible PTSD treatment with my PCP?

I requested a referral for a psychiatrist from my primary care physician about a month ago. There is a shortage of mental health professionals in my area, so she said it can take several months. I've been dealing with several symptoms that indicate PTSD for a little over a year now already, and have already been forced to move twice. How can I discuss this with my PCP to get some sort of help/relief until she can find a psychiatrist?

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Call the Criss line or see if they any support groups or call the hospital u should be able to get help early if u start calling around and looking online

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I've been looking online. Phone calls give me really bad anxiety and even panic attacks when I'm already feeling overly stressed...which is pretty regularly. Do you know any good online resources?

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Is a text Criss line 741 741 what state u live in so I can look it up for u I'm from Michigan

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Kentucky. Thank you!

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+18779664435

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1 800 273 8255 I called the hospital they give me this number hope it works eastern state hospital 1 859 246 8000 St Elizabeth mental health union 1 859 212 4215

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Thank you!

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U welcome anytime u want to talk I'm here

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I struggle with PTSD and women are more likely to deal with this then men. The misconception that veterans and men deal with this more is high. I'm sorry you are struggling, there is help and hope. If you are worried about going into someone, do some online searches about your situation/trauma you have suffered. I struggle with PTSD from childhood abuse, and with OCD postpartum. I found some really helpful books about others who struggled with this by doing some online searches. Hope this helps and hope you get into a provider soon.

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