It’s legal to deny insurance on mental health grounds, but Belle wants that changed

In 2017, while taking the trip of a lifetime around Australia, Belle Grati was sexually assaulted. A couple of years later, she went to her long-time GP to ask for support. “I was feeling really, really low, and just couldn’t do it on my own anymore,” Belle told Hack. “So I sought out to get medication, to get a referral to talk to a professional and to go on a mental health plan.” Belle managed her anxiety and depression well until last year when her mother died, and she went back to counseling and using antidepressants. She’s doing much better…