Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/12/opinion/the-mental-health-crisis-in-trumps -america.html?partner=bloomberg

By Richard A. Friedman
December 12, 2016

A few days after Donald J. Trump was elected president, I started getting anxious phone calls from some of my patients. They were not just worried about the direction President-elect Trump might take the nation, but about how they were going to fare, given their longstanding and serious mental illnesses.

"Will I still have insurance and have my medications covered?" one depressed patient asked me.