Medication Management

Behavioral Health located in Baltimore, MD

Medication Management

Medication management can play a vital role in your personalized and comprehensive care. At Conduit Behavioral Health in Baltimore, Maryland, medical director Temika Heyward, DNP, PMHNP, and her expert mental health team ensure that your medications are safe and effective, giving you a positive outcome. To learn more about how medication management is customized to meet your needs, call or book an online appointment today. You can also book a telehealth appointment as a convenient option for you.

What is medication management?

Medication management is a collaborative healthcare service that aims to optimize the use of medications and improve your outcomes. It involves a comprehensive approach to medication therapy, encompassing medication selection, dosage, administration, monitoring, and evaluation. 

At Conduit Behavioral Health, the medical team works closely with you, physicians, and other healthcare providers to ensure you experience the best results.

Do I need medication management?

Medication management can be beneficial for you if you:

  • Take multiple medications
  • Have chronic health conditions that require ongoing medication therapy
  • Have medication-related side effects or interactions
  • Have difficulty managing medications on your own

Your Conduit Behavioral Health expert provides the professional guidance you need. 

How does medication management work?

Medication management involves a series of steps, including:

Medication review

This involves a thorough review of all prescribed and over-the-counter medications, including dosages, frequency of administration, and potential interactions.

Patient education

Your provider learns information about your medications, including their purpose, proper administration, potential side effects, and interactions with food, supplements, and other medications.

Medication adherence support

Your provider develops strategies to help you adhere to your medication regimens, such as using pill organizers or setting reminders.

Monitoring and evaluation

The effectiveness of your medication is regularly monitored. Potential problems or side effects are identified as well.

Collaboration with your mental health professionals

Working closely with the Conduit Behavioral Health team optimizes your medication therapy and ensures it aligns with your overall treatment plan.

What can I expect during medication management?

During medication management, you can expect to:

  • Discuss your medications and any concerns you may have
  • Receive personalized education about your medications
  • Develop a plan to manage your medications effectively
  • Have your medications monitored for effectiveness and potential side effects
  • Receive ongoing support and guidance from your medication management provider

Medication management can play a crucial role in optimizing your medication therapy, improving your outcomes, and enhancing your overall health and well-being. If you’re taking medications and have any concerns or questions, contact the Conduit Behavioral Health mental health team today by calling the office or booking an appointment online. Telehealth appointments are an option, too.