Antidepressants are another key treatment for battling depression and Mindful Health Solutions provides medication assessment and management services as part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Psychiatric medications can also carry risks and side-effects, which is why medication management is so important for your well-being.
We understand that everyone is different, and your physician or nurse practitioner will work with you to create a holistic treatment plan for depression help or ADHD treatment that may include pairing medication with one of our other treatments, such as TMS or esketamine nasal spray, or with psychotherapy to help you find relief.
We don’t push medications, and will inform and educate you about any benefits and risks with your care options. Your physician can choose from a variety of antidepressants that act on different neurotransmitters to regulate mood or increase electrical flow among brain cells. will walk through your medication options with you.
Depending on your needs, we may prescribe medications such as antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, or mood stabilizers. If one antidepressant doesn’t work well or causes side effects, your clinician may adjust the dosage or have you try another medication that may be better suited to your body chemistry.
In some cases, it might be best for you to take more than one medication for your depression. Or we may work with you to find an alternative to antidepressants, We often recommend ongoing medication management to ensure that the medication is working well for you.
It’s important to schedule follow-up appointments and discuss your symptoms, any side effects, and how you feel about your medication. We want to ensure that you are taking the right medication, with the right dosage, at the right time of day for your specific needs and to help you achieve optimal results.
For convenience, we offer telepsychiatry appointments, where you can work with your clinician from the convenience of your own home. If you have serious or severe side effects, you’ll want to reach out to your clinician. They will give you directions on next steps. If you have a life-threatening reaction to the medication, seek emergency medical attention.