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I'm Doing Just Fine Without My Meds

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You've seen the ads. They're all over TV, in magazines, even on billboards.

Zoloft. Paxil. Abilify. These are now commonly prescribed medications for the treatment of what used to be very passe' health issues like clinical depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. However, there is still a stigma that surrounds these kinds of medications along with a considerable amount of misinformation about their use and effects.

Could this be why many patients often opt out of taking them? If so, what is at risk for them and their families when they do?

If you are someone you care for has issues with taking meds for a mental disorder, you'll want to tune in today. Our guest, Psychiatrist, Dr. Kevin Simmons, M.D. of Simmons Psychiatry in Missouri City, TX will share the facts and myths that surround the prescription and consumption of meds for treatment of mental illness and disorders.

Call 646-716-6910 or chat with us LIVE while we're on the air.

 

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