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Medication Management Support

Expert support to help you take control of your health. Providing gentle, patient, and supportive care to help you manage your mental health medications.

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It's not simply about taking medicine

Do you find it difficult to keep track of your medications? Are you concerned about potential drug interactions or side effects? Do you sometimes forget to take your medicine, or feel overwhelmed by complex medication instructions?

It doesn’t have to be this way.

We can help you understand, manage, and use your medicine to effectively improve your health and quality of life.

What is medication management?

As therapists, we have an expert understanding how medications work, interact, and affect your body. It’s not simply about taking medicine, but about understanding, managing, and using them to improve your health and quality of life effectively.

Medication management is a patient-centered healthcare service designed to optimize drug therapy outcomes.

Your session will be facilitated by our psychiatric nurse practitioner, who will listen to your medication history and needs, provide helpful guidance, and prescribe any necessary medications.

We can help develop a medication regimen that works for you.

If you have been prescribed medication over a long period of time or by various doctors, your current regimen may:

Reduce the effectiveness of your medicines

Cause severe side effects

Cost you more money per month

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Who is it for?

Medication management therapy can be beneficial for people who have:

Navigating through a regimen of multiple medications can be daunting. Each medication has its unique instructions, potential side effects, and possible interactions with other drugs. The complexity only increases when your treatment involves various medications for different health conditions. This situation often leads to confusion, errors, or non-compliance with the regimen.

Our Medication Management Therapy simplifies this process, creating an organized, understandable, and effective plan tailored to your specific needs. We help you understand the purpose of each medication and the optimal way to take them for the best outcomes.

Managing a chronic illness can be challenging, especially when it involves long-term medication use. You may find yourself juggling several prescriptions, each with its unique requirements, and the continuous nature of chronic disease treatment might feel overwhelming.

With Medication Management Therapy, we help you transform this journey into a manageable part of your daily routine. We work with you to understand your illness and your medication, helping to optimize its benefits while minimizing any potential side effects. For more support with chronic illness support, visit this page.

Forgetting to take medications or having trouble managing them is common, especially for individuals with busy lifestyles, cognitive impairment, or those dealing with multiple medications. These challenges can compromise the effectiveness of your treatment.

Our Medication Management Therapy offers strategies to overcome these hurdles. We provide personalized counseling and tools that promote adherence to medication schedules, such as reminder systems or simplifying dosing regimens. We empower you to make your medication routine a seamless part of your life.

Medications, while beneficial, can also come with potential side effects or interactions, which can be worrying. Sometimes, these concerns may even deter individuals from taking their medications as prescribed.

In our Medication Management Therapy, we prioritize your safety. We thoroughly evaluate your medication regimen for any possible interactions or side effects. We also educate you about what to expect from each medication, the signs of potential side effects, and how to manage them if they occur. This comprehensive approach helps alleviate your concerns and promotes safe, effective medication use.

Understanding the ‘whys’ and ‘hows’ of your medication can be as important as taking them. When you comprehend why you’re taking a certain medication and how it works, you’re more likely to adhere to your regimen and communicate any concerns or side effects. However, medical language can often be complex and confusing. That’s where our Medication Management Therapy comes in.

We demystify the medical jargon and explain your medications in understandable terms. By fostering your understanding, we enhance your confidence and engagement in managing your health.

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Angela White, Owner of Infinity Mental Health in Maryland & Washington DC

Angela White

LICSW (DC); LCSW-C (MD)
Clinic Founder

About Us

Why Choose Infinity Mental Health

No one should have to go through a difficult time of their life in isolation. Whether you are struggling with grief, sadness, or worry, everyone deserves a safe place to be vulnerable and real.

At Infinity Mental Health, you are the most important person in the room.

When you work with your therapists we help you develop the tools, and strategies you need to decrease emotional distress, identify your triggers, and process your trauma. Through our experience, guidance and support we help process your feelings to become a more active, and happy participant in your own life.

As a therapist with over a decade of experience, it has been my mission to grow from a solo practitioner to group practice without compromising the vision of affordable, high-quality clinical care. I believe everyone should be able to receive the support they need during their most difficult days.

We are here for you.

Team Members Offering Medication Management Support

Julaine Newell, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Infinity Mental Health, Maryland & Washington DC

Julaine Newell

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Our Core Values

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Exceptional Service

Therapists are licensed to practice with history in the field, confidentiality and provide their undivided attention and support during sessions.

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Client Centered Care

We provide a space where clients feel safe to express their true self. We believe you are the most important part of the therapy process.

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Affordability

Hard working people deserve to see specialists and have high quality care without negotiating their budget. Having an in-network option decreases barriers to starting therapy.

Our Approach

How Medication Management Therapy Works

Our psychiatric nurse practitioner facilitates medication management sessions; and is also able to prescribe medication as needed.

We Start With A Review

We want to get to know you! We look at your current medication regimen - what you are taking and why to help us identify any possible drug interactions, duplications, or unnecessary medications.

We Create A Plan

Your Personalized Medication Action Plan (MAP) is a detailed, easy to follow plan tailored specifically to you. It includes a schedule for taking medication, along with strategies to manage possible side effects and more.

We Help You Stay Consistent

Regular follow-ups and monitoring, help ensure the effectiveness of the plan, assess your progress, allow us to make adjustments as they are needed, and empower you to be an active participant in managing your health.

FAQS

Questions About Medication Management

The time it takes for medication to show change in your life varies greatly depending on the type of medication, the condition being treated, your individual body chemistry, and other factors. Some medications can show effects immediately, while others might take several weeks or even months. Your therapist will provide an estimated timeline based on your specific circumstances.
Absolutely not. Medication Management Therapy is a collaborative process. You have the right to understand your treatment and to voice your concerns or preferences. Your therapist will work with you to find a treatment plan that you are comfortable with and that meets your health needs.
Absolutely. Your concerns are a fundamental part of the medication management process. Your nurse will always be open to listening to your concerns, answering your questions, and addressing any hesitations you might have. They care about your well-being and aim to make the process as comfortable, understandable, and beneficial for you as possible.

The impact of medication on your body and the potential side effects vary significantly based on the specific medication and your individual body’s response to it. Some common side effects can include fatigue, headache, nausea, or dizziness, but these depend on the medication. Your therapist will explain the potential side effects of your prescribed medications, what you should do if you experience them, and how to differentiate between mild side effects and serious adverse reactions.

The duration of your medication treatment depends on the nature of the condition being treated, your individual health needs, and your response to the medication. Some conditions require long-term or even lifetime medication use, while others may only require a short course of treatment. Your therapist will discuss with you the expected duration of your medication regimen and will continuously reassess as your treatment progresses.

How medication management support can help

Every person and situation is unique. While we can’t guarantee specific results in a certain time, we do know that your commitment to the process are steps in the right direction.

Over time you may notice improvements such as:

We Make Getting Started Easy

You can phone, text, or email us to set up a free 15-min consultation. 

During the free consultation, we will:

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Understand what you are looking for

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Explain the process and match you with the right therapist

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Book your first session

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