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The best help for patients struggling with addiction, eating disorders or other mental health problems sometimes includes intensive therapy, the evidence shows. But many patients still have trouble getting their health insurers to cover needed mental health treatment. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Sherrie Lawson struggled with PTSD, depression and anxiety after she survived the Washington Navy Yard shooting. Courtesy of Sherrie Lawson hide caption

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Dealing With Trauma After A Mass Shooting — Over The Long Term

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A fence stands at Elmore Correctional Facility in Elmore, Ala., seen in 2015. A federal judge ruled that mental health care for inmates is "horrendously inadequate." Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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