Comprehensive Medication Management are provided by a licensed professional to assess and evaluate the individual’s presenting conditions and symptoms, medical status, medication needs and/or substance abuse status. Comprehensive medication services include medication evaluation, medication, administration, medication monitoring, and medication education. There is a focus on educating and teaching individuals and members of their support system as to the effects of medication and its impact on alcohol, drug abuse, dependence and/or mental illness. Medication services are goal-directed interventions to monitor pharmacological treatment. Education related to medication management and coordination with other practitioners involved with the individual may be included. The target population of this service are individuals diagnosed with a mental health and/or substance abuse disorder. In order to participate in Comprehensive Medication Management services you need to be actively involved in outpatient therapy.
If any of the following behaviors sound familiar to you, then the Medication Management program is for you!