Prescription drugs such as antidepressants, antipsychotics, and anti-anxiety medications allow individuals to feel stable and live with happiness and independence. As such, healthcare providers use various medication management strategies to ensure patients are taking safe and effective medication doses. Patients can also follow strategies at home to ensure they get the most benefit from their prescriptions. Let’sRead More
Who Can Benefit from Medication Management?
Almost one in five adults in the U.S. has a mental illness, or about 53 million people. Mental illnesses can vary from mild and manageable by therapy alone to moderate or severe, requiring further intervention. Let’s discuss what medication management means in treating mental illness, who can benefit from professional medication management, and where youRead More
Medication Management: What Does It Really Mean to Me?
There is a lot of misinformation out there about “medication management” and what it is or is not. When it comes to mental health, medication management is the practice of assessing symptoms that an individual may be experiencing and prescribing the appropriate medication that will assist the brain in doing what it may not be doingRead More