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Jessica Lee, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics, Social Work, General Practice
Address: 2006 Salem Road, Burlington, NJ 08016
Dr. Kenneth M. Levy DO
Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry, Pain Medicine
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 8001 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19152
Clinical Interests: psychopharmacology
Dr. Heidi R. Vidal M.D.
Specializes in Psychiatry
Average rating 3.56 stars out of 5 (16 ratings)
Address: 101 Us Highway 130, Riverton, NJ 08077
Andrew Lopez M.D.
Specializes in Psychiatry
Average rating 4.13 stars out of 5 (5 ratings)
Address: 11082 Knights Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154
Dr. Marija Petrovic M.D.
Specializes in Psychiatry
Address: 8001 State Road, Philadelphia, PA 19136
Jeffrey Huddleston Carter
Specializes in Addiction Therapy, Counseling, Psychotherapy
Address: 850 Station Avenue, Bensalem Township, PA 19020
Clinical Interests: depression, crisis intervention, relationship issues ... (Read more)
Dr. Susanne Inez Steinberg MD
Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry
Address: 351 New Albany Road, Moorestown, NJ 08057
Dr. Lisa Adams Stackhouse DO
Specializes in Psychiatry
Average rating 2.25 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 509 Lenola Road, Moorestown-Lenola, NJ 08057
Dr. Thomas J. Cullen Jr. PH.D.
Specializes in Psychology
Address: 9331-39 Old Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19115
Dr. David Lee Snyder M.D.
Specializes in Psychiatry
Address: 509 South Lenola Road, Maple Shade Township, NJ 08057
Ms. Michelle S. Hunt LPC, PSYD, LCADC
Specializes in Psychology, Family Therapy
Average rating 1.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 401 Young Avenue, Moorestown Township, NJ 08057
Phone: 856-291-8920
Jennifer Sherker PSY.D.
Specializes in Psychology
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 34 34 Street Rd, Cornwells Heights, PA 19020
Thomas Joseph Fiume M.D.
Specializes in Psychiatry
Average rating 4.25 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
Address: 562 Wyoming Avenue, Croydon, PA 19021
Dr. Joel R. Carr D.O., M.P.H.
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
Address: 704 E Main Street, Moorestown, NJ 08057
Albert David Sydney MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
Average rating 1.0 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 3070 Bristol Pike, 02, PA 19020
Phone: 215-547-5774
Ms. Helen Holland Myers MSW, LCSW
Specializes in Social Work
Address: Marne Highway, Moorestown, NJ 08057

What is Mental Health Care?

Mental health care refers to a broad group of professionals who work to keep people mentally well. Just as physical illness can cause unwanted aches and pains, mental illness can cause unwanted thoughts, behaviors, and feelings. Even people who are not dealing with a mental illness can suffer from the effects of a stressful situation and find it difficult to cope. Mental health care workers seek to improve the emotional, psychological, and social well-being of their clients, usually through therapy.

There are many kinds of mental health care providers. Some examples include psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, psychiatric nurses, substance abuse professionals, and social workers. Mental health workers treat patients at all stages of life and through many common problems, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and several others.

Some of the symptoms that occur with mental health issues and may cause a person to seek treatment include:
  • Changes in eating or sleeping
  • Decreased energy, fatigue
  • Numbness or a lack of interest in life
  • Feeling hopeless
  • Recurrent, persistent thoughts
  • Feeling unusually anxious, sad, angry, worried, or on edge
  • An inability to care for one’s self or perform daily tasks

Patients seeking mental health treatment have several options. The most widely used treatment is psychotherapy, also called talk therapy or simply ‘therapy’. In therapy, mental health workers guide patients as they talk about issues in their life and problem-solve ways to make positive, healthy changes. Some patients also take medication to treat mental illness. Medications are especially effective at treating the chemical imbalances behind more severe cases of depression, anxiety, and illnesses such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Many mental illnesses are treated with a combination of both medication and therapy. For example, in substance abuse care, medications to ease withdrawal symptoms are commonly used together with a specific kind of therapy called behavior therapy, which teaches patients how to handle challenging situations without drugs or alcohol. Mental health workers may also consult with physicians or use community resources to help patients function at their best.
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