Medication Management for Mental Health What is Medication Management? Medication Management is the administration and monitoring of medication for the purpose of alleviating or stabilizing symptoms for certain conditions. Psychiatric Medication Management exists specifically to help manage a patient’s mental health disorder(s). Providers prescribe different medications such as mood stabilizers, antidepressants, depressants, antipsychotic, anxiolytic, and… Read more »
Addiction is a Medical Condition Seeking help for an addiction can be a daunting process, not only due to the alcohol detox process and sobriety but also because of the strong stigma against addiction issues. When it comes to alcohol as a specific problem, it is critical to remember that addiction to alcohol is a… Read more »
In 2017 Kanye West was officially diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar disorder is a misunderstood mental illness. Only about 2.6% of the adult population in the U.S. have it. Bipolar disorder looks different on everyone. Mr. West’s condition is on the more severe end of the spectrum.
New Mexico is going on week 4 of lockdowns and if we’re being honest? For a lot of people, it isn’t getting any easier. With a global pandemic, it’s not easy to be in the best mood. We wanted to remind you that it’s perfectly okay to not be okay during these chaotic times. It is… Read more »
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An exciting element of being a comprehensive behavioral health clinic there at Sage Neuroscience Center is our in-house pharmacy. Over a year ago, Genoa pharmacy opened its first New Mexico location inside of our offices. Genoa is a specialty pharmacy company operating around the country, for more information about them here. Our pharmacy is an optimal… Read more »
Best practice in behavioral health medicine is increasingly pointing to integrated care. Integrated care is the coordinated coordination of primary care and behavioral health management. Integrated care combines behavioral health needs, substance abuse issues, and physical health under one roof, with multiple clinicians in close contact with each other, all accessing the same set… Read more »
It’s the time of year where you gasp at the calendar and let out a bewildered, “Where did the year go?”. The usual response is a laugh and a shake of the head. “Who knows?” That exchange is happening everywhere lately; after all, it’s harvest time. Autumn has always called for reflection, to look… Read more »
A recent study raised an interesting question, “What effect does an antidepressant have on a mother’s relationship with her children?” The article published in the American Journal of Psychiatry found an interesting difference among medications and the effect they have on how a mother relates to her children. Mother’s getting escitalopram (Lexapro) or bupropion (Wellbutrin)… Read more »