Psychiatric Services

Sometimes Therapy Is Not Enough

There Are always options

Incorporating medication into treatment can be an important and effective part of your behavioral and mental health care. Our board-certified psychiatrists and nurse practitioners are highly qualified to assess and treat a variety of diagnoses and symptoms for children, adolescents, and adults.

When needed, patients will complete a thorough evaluation with a prescriber who will offer recommendations, resources, and education regarding medication options.

Patients will continue to meet with their prescribers to receive the appropriate medication management and follow-up care.

To learn more about our prescribers, please visit our Meet the Prescribers page.

OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Psychiatric Evaluations & Diagnosis
  • Ongoing Medication Management & Follow-up Care
  • Collaborative Care with Other Care Providers
  • Genetic Testing for Medication Compatibility
  • Neurotrax Testing for ADHD
  • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Substance Use Disorders
  • On-site Laboratory & Drug Screening

helpful information

MEDICATION BASICS

  • CONSULT with your prescriber before making any changes to your medication regimen
  • FOLLOW the INSTRUCTIONS – You should take your medication exactly as prescribed
  • DO NOT change or discontinue your medication without discussing with your provider
  • BE PATIENT it may take time to feel better or experience a
    decrease in symptoms
  • SHARE your feelings and concerns openly with your prescriber; they are there to help you!

EXPLORING YOUR OPTIONS

  • GOAL – Our goal is that you make the decision that is right for you, or your child
  • ASK QUESTIONS – Our prescribers are experienced, compassionate, and happy to answer your questions
  • TAKE YOUR TIME – We encourage you to take your time as you consider your options
  • SEEK INFORMATION – Read provided fact sheets regarding efficacy and side effects, find information online, speak to your pharmacist or primary doctor
  • REMEMBER  – therapy combined with medication can increase the likelihood you reach your treatment goals

HOW YOUR PRESCRIBER CAN HELP

  • EXPLAIN the type(s) of medication being recommended
  • DISCUSS how the medication can help your symptoms
  • INTRODUCE common/possible side effects
  • PROVIDE medication counseling regarding the risks and benefits associated with the medication
  • PROVIDE medication factsheets
  • ORDER any additional testing needed to ensure that the medication is a safe option for you