Medication Management

WHAT IS IT?


Medication management is one strategy used by psychiatrist to assist individuals in coping with mental illnesses. Your provider will discuss the goals, risks/benefits, and purposes of each medication prescribed. Medication management is often one component of a comprehensive treatment plan designed to connect you back to wellness.

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ELABORATED EXPLANATION


Medication management can be one tool an individual uses to cope with their symptoms of mental illness while on the road to wellness. A psychiatrist will provide you a thorough review of the medications prescribed and will be available to assist you in answering any questions. Research shows significant benefits to utilizing the tool of medication in conjunction with therapy. The goal of medication management is to provide relief of symptoms while obtaining the healing required to treat a mental illness.

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WHAT TO EXPECT?


At New Hope Counseling you can expect to meet with a psychiatrist dedicated to your wellness.

You can expect your initial visit to last approximately 45-50 minutes, and follow up appointments to last approximately 30 minutes.

You’ll be provided with medication recommendations specific to your symptoms.

A Psychiatrist will explain:

  1. How to take the medication
  2. The purpose of the medication
  3. The Risk & Benefits of the medication
  4. Side Effects of the medication
  5. Goals of the medication

WHO COULD BENEFIT?


Medication management is used to treat many conditions. Some of those conditions include:

  1. Sleep
  2. Appetite
  3. Energy
  4. Mood Stabilization
  5. Sadness
  6. Anxiety
  7. Stress

The list above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the benefits of medication. If you have a symptom you don’t see above, Contact Us, and we can schedule an individual appointment to start providing you with relief!