Welcome to The Kaiser Patient Advocate. This site was developed as a resource for California patients and families who use Kaiser Permanente’s mental health services. Here you will find information about Kaiser’s mental health services and your rights as a mental health consumer. If you’re looking for tips and suggestions on how to get better mental health care at Kaiser, you’ve come to the right place!
This site offers various resources for patients, including, but not limited to:
1. Your rights as a mental health consumer, including your right to timely and appropriate care under California law.
2. Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about getting access to Kaiser’s mental health services.
3. Updates about recent developments pertaining to Kaiser’s mental health services.
4. Resource pages with links to government agencies and consumer organizations, as well as helpful documents and press articles about Kaiser’s mental health services.
This site was created by the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW). Our members include approximately 4,000 mental health clinicians who care for thousands of Kaiser members at Kaiser’s clinics, hospitals, and other facilities across California. Our mission is to improve the quality of care for our patients. To learn more about NUHW go to www.nuhw.org.
*This site is presented solely as an informational resource and is not hosted, authored, or endorsed by Kaiser Permanente. For specific information pertaining to your Kaiser health plan policy contact Kaiser Permanente Member Services.
This website includes information about legal and medical issues and developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal and/or medical developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice and/or as medical advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances. You should contact an attorney and/or a medical professional for advice on specific legal and/or medical problems.
As a convenience, this website may provide links to third-party websites, media articles, and other third-party documents of interest. The hosts and/or authors of this site assume no responsibility for the accuracy of the contents of such third-party websites and/or documents.*