Because PTSD is always illustrated as a men's disease caused by war, women (and POC of all genders) fall through the cracks. Women often present symptoms differently than men, leading to misdiagnoses of borderline personality disorder or postpartum depression.
“Ghost networks” are insurers’ in-network provider directories that are full of outdated or incorrect information, and providers who no longer accept the insurance in question. A study of BCBS mental healthcare providers found that 75% of the listed providers were unreachable or unavailable. For pediatric psychiatrists, that number was 83%.