At Sound Mind Healthcare, we take pride in providing exemplary psychiatric and mental health services that can cater to the individual needs of every patient that we encounter. We work hard to provide our patients with the highest quality of services so that they can continue enjoying an optimal quality of life.
Our services include:
- Evaluation Services
We can conduct a comprehensive patient assessment to determine your exact condition and needs. Through our evaluation, we will then design a care plan that is tailored according to your health requirements.
- Medication Management
To better handle your symptoms and condition, it is vital for you to strictly follow your medication schedule. If you are having concerns with your Medication Management, allow us to provide the help that you need.
- Addiction Medicine
One way to treat addiction is through medication therapy. With proper guidance from therapists and the primary physician, patients can be subjected to this type of treatment especially when their addiction involves opioids, alcohol, or tobacco consumption. From the start, we always consider addiction as a treatable disease. However, before we prescribe any medication to treat addiction, a series of psychiatric evaluations and substance abuse assessments must take place. The goal is to ensure that the patient meets the diagnostic criteria that makes them eligible for medication therapy to address addiction or addictive behavioral disorders.
- Patient Education
Do you want to better understand your condition? Allow us to properly discuss what your exact condition is, what symptoms you have to take note of, how to better manage your situation, and more.
- Psychiatric Consultation
As an experienced mental healthcare organization, we can provide comprehensive psychiatric consultations for those who need it.
- Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Schizophrenia is a long-term mental disorder that can affect an individual’s capability to distinguish reality and delusion. Symptoms may include hallucinations, delusions, social withdrawal, disorganized behavior, extreme apathy, and more.
- Bipolar and Related Disorders
Generally, bipolar disorder is marked by extreme mood shifts from depression to mania, and vice-versa. It has 4 categories: Bipolar I, Bipolar II, Cyclothymia, and Rapid-Cycling Bipolar Disorder – each with their own unique symptoms and episode lengths. Generally, symptoms of bipolar disorder include: impulsiveness, excitement, euphoria (during a manic episode) and hopelessness, energy loss, apathy (during a depressive episode).
- Depressive Disorders
A Depressive Disorder is a persistent feeling of sadness, worthlessness, and apathy toward previously enjoyed activities. It can last for weeks, months, or years depending on its severity. Depressive disorders can come in different forms such as Dysthymia, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Postpartum Depression, and more.
- Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety disorders are a group of mental disorders that is characterized by substantial feelings of fear and anxiety. There are different types of anxiety disorders, such as Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Agoraphobia, Panic Disorder, Separation Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder (previously known as social phobia), and Phobias, Specific Phobia. Common symptoms of anxiety disorders include: trembling or shaking, palpitations, chills or hot flashes, nausea, shortness of breath, and dizziness.
- Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is characterized by unwanted thoughts and urges (obsessions) that causes a great deal of discomfort or anxiety, which leads to engaging in repetitive mental or physical acts (compulsions). Common obsessions include cleanliness and symmetry, while some common compulsions include cleaning and repetitive checking. Other disorders related to OCD are Skin-Picking Disorder (Excoriation), Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Hoarding Disorder, and Hair-Pulling Disorder (Trichotillomania).
- Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders can occur after an individual has been exposed to stressful and/or traumatic events. Specific disorders include Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Acute Stress Disorder (ASD). ASD typically occurs in the first month following the trauma, whereas PTSD can only be diagnosed when symptoms have lasted for over a month. Common symptoms for both include: re-experiencing the trauma through flashbacks and nightmares, avoidance of places and events that reminds them of the trauma, and increased arousal characterized by feeling jumpy, irritation, and lack of concentration.
- Sleep-Wake Disorders
Sleep-Wake disorders are problems related to sleeping. These include falling asleep at the wrong times, abnormal behaviors during sleep, trouble falling or staying asleep, and sleeping too much. Sleep-Wake Disorders encompasses 10 disorders, namely, Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep Behavior Disorder, Non–Rapid Eye Movement (NREM) Sleep Arousal Disorders, Insomnia Disorder, Narcolepsy, Restless Legs Syndrome, Substance/Medication-Induced Sleep Disorder, Hypersomnolence Disorder, Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders, Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders, and Nightmare Disorder.
- Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders
Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders are characterized by problems in individuals’ self-control of their emotions and behaviors. These problems are manifested in behaviors such as destruction of property, conflict with authority figures and society, and aggression. These disorders encompass Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Kleptomania, Conduct Disorder, and Other Specified and Unspecified Disruptive, Impulse-Control and Conduct Disorders.
- Elimination Disorders
Elimination Disorders are characterized by the inappropriate elimination of feces or urine. Typically, these disorders are first diagnosed in childhood or adolescence. Elimination disorders can be categorized into two: Encopresis, the recurring passage of feces into inappropriate places; and Enuresis, the recurring emptying of urine into inappropriate places. While these two disorders can manifest separately, comorbidity may also occur.
- Neurocognitive Disorders
Neurocognitive Disorders (NCD) are typically defined as the cognitive decline in one or more cognitive domains. These disorders can affect an individual’s attention, memory, perception, language, learning, and social cognition. NCD encompasses disorders including Major and Mild Neurocognitive Disorder (NCD) Delirium.
At Sound Mind Healthcare, we want our patients to better understand their condition, and to provide them with the appropriate treatments required so that they can live a healthier and optimal quality of life.
Set an Appointment now or contact us at 814-343-7373 for more information about our services. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to assisting you and your loved ones.