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"I am a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) and I work collaboratively with each patient utilizing individualized, evidence-based, integrated treatment strategies, including psychiatric medications. I work with people of all ages and identities. I am especially interested in undeserved and marginalized populations, sexual minorities and those within the LGBTQQI community. I also have extensive experience working with those who are recovering from substance abuse, survivors of trauma, and those interested in a holistic approach to their mental health care which may include treatments from various different approaches, including acupuncture, cognitive behavioral therapy, herbal therapies, and psychopharmacology when necessary."
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"I am a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) and I work collaboratively with each patient utilizing individualized, evidence-based, integrated treatment strategies, including psychiatric medications. I work with people of all ages and identities. I am especially interested in undeserved and marginalized populations, sexual minorities and those within the LGBTQQI community. I also have extensive experience working with those who are recovering from substance abuse, survivors of trauma, and those interested in a holistic approach to their mental health care which may include treatments from various different approaches, including acupuncture, cognitive behavioral therapy, herbal therapies, and psychopharmacology when necessary."
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Medical Drug or Alcohol Detox in Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland

Discontinuing alcohol or drugs can create painful withdrawal symptoms; it is often is unsuccessful and results in the person having to resume taking the drug or drinking alcohol.

You may need an inpatient medical drug detox or alcohol detox program in Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland, if you or a loved one has become dependent on a drug or has withdrawal symptoms. The need to stop the addiction can be varied. For instance, you may find you must have the drug or drink alcohol because of the way the drug or alcohol makes you feel. Or the drug you are taking is not handling the problem for which it was originally prescribed but you have painful withdrawal symptoms if you try to stop taking it. Or the drug is causing unwanted and unsafe side effects for you.

These professionals can refer you to a medical detox program in Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland or near Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland designed specifically for you that will enable your Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland drug detox or alcohol detox to be more comfortable and safe; The Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland drug detox facilities or addiction treatment programs in Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland have formulated IV's containing natural supplements to ensure you are hydrated through the process. They provide medical supervision and medication to handle drug or alcohol withdrawal symptoms; education on how the drug or alcohol was affecting your body and how the drug detox or alcohol detox will allow you to more comfortably and safely complete your withdrawal.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication as well as practice psychotherapy in treatment. Sometimes, Psychiatrists form part of a clinical team in which they will diagnose and prescribe, while psychologists or therapists provide the client's psychotherapy.

As part of a clinical assessment, Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, take blood tests, and order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

The field of psychiatry in Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists.

Other related sub specialties include cognition psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic, forensic, reproductive medicine specialties, psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.