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Family Medicine Associates, PC

Your Partners in Primary Care

Behavioral Health Treatment

General Family Practice & Mental Health in Thornton, CO

Behavioral Health services offered in Thornton, CO

Behavioral health encompasses your mental wellness and the effects it has on your day-to-day life. At Family Medicine Associates, PC, in Thornton, Colorado, the team of family practitioners offers comprehensive behavioral health care services to manage depression, anxiety, and other psychological conditions. To learn more, call the office to schedule an appointment or book online today. 

What is behavioral health?

Behavioral health is a medical specialty that refers to mental health and how it affects the way you think and act. Your behaviors have a strong influence on your well-being, and it’s important to examine them and see what’s causing problems in your life. 

The team at Family Medicine Associates, PC, provides individualized behavioral health care for many conditions that might impact you. They also provide mental health evaluations if you have symptoms but don’t already have a diagnosis. 

Who can benefit from behavioral health care?

Behavioral health care can benefit you if you have a mental health condition that affects how you think, feel, and behave. Many such conditions exist, and each requires individualized care accounting for the effects on your life and wellness. 

You might benefit from behavioral health care to manage:

Depression

Depression is a widespread mood disorder that causes a persistent low mood. With depression, you lose interest in your typical favorite activities and might experience suicidal thoughts. 

Anxiety disorders 

Anxiety disorders cause persistent and often irrational fear or worry. They can impact your ability to make decisions and manage your mood. 

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

ADHD is a behavioral disorder that can cause trouble sitting still, paying attention, or organizing. It can have a significant impact on your life at home, work, and school. 

Which behavioral health services do I need?

The team at Family Medicine Associates, PC, ensures you receive the individualized care and support you need while living with any mental health condition. Lifestyle changes are often central to behavioral health care, as well as certain medications to balance your brain chemistry and psychological counseling. 

Your care plan for behavioral health might involve:

  • Diet changes
  • A change in your sleep routine
  • Exercise
  • Stress relief tactics
  • Counseling or therapy
  • Learning aids
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stopping the use of illicit drugs or alcohol
  • Antidepressants
  • Stimulant or nonstimulant medications
  • Sedative medications

The team at Family Medicine Associates, PC, can refer you to any other specialists who might improve your quality of care while coordinating your treatment plan. 

To find out more about behavioral health care and the conditions it can improve, call Family Medicine Associates, PC, or book an appointment online today.

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