My son had a severe panic attack when he was riding in a car. He was in front of the school where he had been assaulted as a student approximately 10 years previously. He has not been able to leave the house since that time. He is being seen by a social worker from the mental health organization. A psychiatrtist ordered medication for him which doesn't seem to help. when he asked for a change in medication, he was told that the psychiatrist doesn't make house calls." How can we get some assistance?
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