In this week's episode is a look at some of the reasons why we
need to look at taking medication. What is the reason? Number one
has to be symptom management and control.
Them SOB's have made me do things I'd never thought I'd do.
Pour water on my head in a parking lot? Yep. And don't think that
won't get folks attention. It will.
Being clear about taking or not taking medication is a process
of education. You have to learn what the medication is, what it
does for you, what effect it could have on the body?
So, as I mentioned last week in the podcast, I'm trying out
new things and approaches. I need to up my game. Be better.
So they say. They are probably right.
But I can't do everything when everybody wants me to.
I'm going to try to put out an episode each week. Hopefully.
One of the ways for me to do that is alternative between shorter
episodes and the long ones.
Not that I go that long. Cuz I don't.
But I think I want to make sure folks get what they need. So I
want to try different things. More pebbles in the road. Maybe an
audiogram for Twitter every now and again. I like doing deep dives
but they take time to research and write.
But I also have to balance the work life, the play life and
the anxiety that is generated by being in this life at this time.
It is a pip.
So yeah, I'm working on stuff.
If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or
text “START” to 741-741.
On the ADAA.org website, there is a seven page brochure Treating Anxiety Disorders
discusses options, both counseling/behavioral health and
Over on Very Well Mind, there is an article on The 4 Major Classes of Anxiety
, and a second post on What You Need to Know to Take
Psychotropic Medications Safely
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