Up until recently, doctors had no reliable way of knowing what controlled substance medication patients were filling and if the patient was “doctor shopping”. Diverted prescription medications flowed into communities contributing to the problem of prescription medication abuse. The DEA … read more
Looking for excellent self-help resources for children and adults to learn additional ways to deal with anxiety? Here is a list of some of the best anxiety books, websites and apps available.
There are so many different options available!… read more
If you didn’t have anxiety what would you do differently? How would you live your life? Let me tell you how to deal with anxiety and how to stop anxiety from affecting your life.
Imagine what life would be … read more
The new year is a time to refocus priorities and set goals for the upcoming year. This year make a New Year’s resolution that will improve your mental well-being. Read ahead for 3 suggestions on how to improve your mental … read more
Oh, the joys of aging!
Older individuals frequently have sleep problems. The amount of sleep people need (and the quality of sleep) changes over a lifetime. Sleep may be affected by genetics, mental health, and physical health. These changes can … read more
- Do you pay cash for medication?
- Are you uninsured or have a high deductible plan?
- Do you know the cost of medication varies greatly among different pharmacies?
- If you have insurance your co-pay may be more expensive than the cost
Are benzodiazepines a quick fix or a long-term problem? They are frequently used as an anxiety treatment but have the potential for benzodiazepine side effects and withdrawal. Learn more about when it may be reasonable to use a benzodiazepine and … read more
Recently I had an interaction online with a physician regarding his thoughts on ADHD treatment. (Let’s call him Dr. Stigma). This post is not about doctor bashing but more to point out the prevalence of stigma against those … read more