Office on Women's Health Blog
In this interview, Dr. Keisha Downey shares her tips for staying mentally healthy, plus insights about when to get help.
In 2001, I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids. From that moment, infertility, a result of those fibroids, became a heartbreaking reality I fought to overcome.
Mental health care must be covered by most insurance plans the same way medical care is covered. Many insurance plans cover a visit to an in-network mental health professional the same way a visit to an in-network doctor is covered. If you don’t have insurance, you can find a mental health care center near you that will charge you what you can afford, based on your income.
Moving to a new city, starting a family, and even launching a new career can bring up questions about health insurance coverage. Katie Hay was able to do all three with the support of the Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Marketplace. Now a yoga therapist based in North Carolina, Katie Hay talks about her experience enrolling in a health insurance plan through the Marketplace and the positive impact her coverage has had on her family.