Medication Management

Medication Management

Medication Management services offered in Downtown Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV

Do you suffer from anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or another mental health problem? If so, help is available at Nevada Family Psychiatry in  Las Vegas, Nevada. Jay Somers, PA-C, DHSc, and his staff provide medication management to improve your mental health and quality of life. Call the office today to learn more or use the online scheduler.

Medication Management Q & A

What is medication management?

Medication management at Nevada Family Psychiatry uses the right medication to properly manage mental health conditions like:

  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Anxiety
  • Attention-deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Dr. Somers personalizes each medication plan based on your unique needs to improve your mood and lifestyle.

He has helped patients find the right mental health medicines for over 24 years. He spends time with them and gathers the information needed to make proper decisions regarding medication management.

If you have a mental health condition, taking the right medicines can improve or stabilize your mood and help you excel at work, in school, and in your relationships.

What are the symptoms of common mental health conditions?

The symptoms of mental health conditions include:

  • Ongoing fear, worry, or anxiety
  • Constant or extreme sadness
  • Weight loss or gain
  • Appetite changes
  • Obsessions or compulsions
  • Substance abuse
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Flashbacks
  • Nightmares
  • Difficulty staying focused
  • Problems sitting still

If you have symptoms of a mental health problem that affect your job, school, or relationships, see Dr. Somers for an evaluation to determine if you’re a candidate for medication management.

Which medication management treatment is best for me?

Dr. Somers uses various methods to determine which mental health medicines best treat your condition. He reviews your personal and family medical histories, your symptoms, and your lifestyle. He offers genetic, metabolic, and allergy testing to find the best medicine based on your genetic makeup.

He also completes a thorough psychiatric evaluation, asking questions about your mood, thoughts, and behaviors. It’s important to tell your provider about any medicines or supplements you’re taking to ensure there are no negative interactions.

What should I expect during medication management?

During medication management, it’s important to take your medicines exactly as directed by Dr. Somers. He follows up with you to effectively manage your condition and ensure your treatment is effective.

He might also recommend you make healthy lifestyle changes and attend counseling to help you cope with mental health challenges.

Call the Nevada Family Psychiatry office today or schedule an appointment online to take advantage of medication management with Dr. Somers.