How Long Does it Take to Get Psychiatric Help?A whistleblower is making headlines for claiming that some veterans have to wait at least a month to see a psychiatrist at the VA medical center in St. Louis.
VA Whistleblower Says He's Been Demoted, BulliedMathews was head of psychiatry at the VA before he came forward to say that doctors were treating only half the mental health patients they had the capacity to handle.
Whistleblower Claims Veterans Wait a Month or More for Mental Health CareVeterans seeking help for mental health problems are being told to wait—sometimes a month or more—before seeing a psychiatrist at the VA medical center in St. Louis.
Lax Psychiatric Care Alleged at St. Louis VA HospitalDr. Jose Mathews claims that veterans often wait a month or more for mental health treatment because psychiatrists and other staff members are so lax in their work.