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mpage1950
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05 Dec 2017, 4:44 pm

I've been trying to get an official diagnosis for the past couple of months at the local clinic. Every time I go for an appointment its to schedule a new appointment. This is extremely frustrating. I went this morning and spoke to a psychologist for less than 5 minutes who seemed perturbed and anxious to get me out of there. He gave me a true/false test and after I finished I didn't get to see him again and got scheduled 6 weeks from now for another appointment which they will probably cancel and reschedule again. I've been getting harassed at work by a supervisor who keeps me from getting overtime and I really need it right now. I've been having meltdowns because of all the uncertainty in my life right now and I know I'm entering another deep depression, which really scares me. I really need some closure. I have no real friends I can talk to about this. I have a brother but he's never wanted anything to do with me so I can't go to him. I've been having meltdowns at work and I can't afford to buy any marijuana to help calm down. Does anyone know a quicker route to diagnosis and help?



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05 Dec 2017, 4:58 pm

I got nowhere until I found a specialist, and even then it took quite some time. I want to say about four months just to initiate contact with the specialist (problems with phones and transportation), then about four months to get a dx.
I got nothing but runaround until I saw the specialist. Really, really frustrating.
I typed in a search based on your apparent location, looks like there's someone in Kinston (?). Can't say anything about the person, but may be worth checking out.



mpage1950
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05 Dec 2017, 5:45 pm

Thanks for the heads up. Did you have contact info?



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05 Dec 2017, 5:52 pm

Googled "autism specialist stantonsburg nc"

This was the second result: https://therapists.psychologytoday.com/ ... C&spec=167

Don't know if that will link or not.
Elizabeth saylors. +1-252-509-0096
Says she deals with Asperger's, seems like it's worth a call.