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Behavioral and mental health challenges can raise lots of questions. Is this difficulty temporary, or will it last for a long time? Is this difficulty potentially dangerous to me or to a loved one? What’s the best way to cope with it? Finding the right help is an important step toward recovery. Beginning the search for mental health help can seem overwhelming. Here are some ways to narrow your search to a manageable scope:
The best way to determine a good fit with a psychiatrist is to schedule an appointment and come prepared to ask questions. When meeting with a psychiatrist for the first time, be sure to ask the following questions:
The best psychiatrist for you is one with whom you’re comfortable, and whose goals for mental wellness match your own.
Mercy offers expert care for mental and behavioral health from board-certified psychiatrists.