Mental Health Services Specialist

Allied Healthcare Physicians -  - Internal Medicine

Allied Healthcare Physicians

Internal Medicine & Physician Assistants located in Westchester, Mamaroneck, NY & The Bronx, NY

Mental health is just as important as your physical health and wellness. If you live with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or other mental health struggles, Allied Healthcare Physicians in Mamaroneck and New Rochelle, New York, and City Island in the Bronx in New York City can help. Internal medicine physician Eyad Hijazin, MD, and his experienced team offer comprehensive mental health services to improve your quality of life. Call the office to book an appointment or schedule one online today.

Mental Health Services

What are mental health services?

Mental health services at Allied Healthcare Physicians include prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of common mental health disorders like:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention-deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance abuse disorder

Mental health disorders can diminish your quality of life, negatively affecting your job, grades at school, or relationships with other people.

What are the symptoms of mental health disorders?

Common signs and symptoms of mental health disorders include:

  • Ongoing or severe sadness
  • Thought of suicide or self-harm
  • Obsessions and compulsions 
  • Constant fear or worry
  • Flashbacks
  • Nightmares
  • Problems paying attention or sitting still
  • Irritability
  • Feelings of worthlessness or hopelessness
  • Substance misuse
  • Euphoric feelings coupled with depressive thoughts
  • Mood changes
  • Weight gain or weight loss
  • Appetite or sleep changes

The cause of mental health conditions isn’t always clear. Your risk increases with family or personal history of mental health problems, traumatic life events, or the presence of physical health issues.

How does my doctor diagnose mental health disorders?

To find out if you have a mental health disorder, and which one you may have, the team at Allied Healthcare Physicians discusses your symptoms and medical history. 

They complete a physical exam and a comprehensive psychiatric assessment by asking you a series of questions about your mental health before developing a personalized treatment plan. 

What are common mental health services?

Some of the many mental health services available at Allied Healthcare Physicians include:

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy, also known as talk therapy, uses a variety of techniques to teach you ways to better cope with a mental health disorder.

Medications

Taking certain medications can reduce symptoms associated with mental health disorders and give you a better quality of life.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)

TMS uses magnetic fields to target nerve cells in your brain responsible for mood control.

Lifestyle changes

Making lifestyle changes can reduce symptoms associated with depression, anxiety, and other mental health struggles. These changes include regular exercise, spending time outdoors, eating healthy foods, maintaining an ideal body weight, and getting plenty of sleep. 

To learn more about mental health services at Allied Healthcare Physicians or schedule an evaluation, call the office or book an appointment online today.