Medication Monday: Lithium Orotate

I was off last week, but I am back this week with another new Medication Monday. This week we are talking about the supplement lithium orotate. The first thing I want to note is that lithium orotate is not the same thing as the lithium you would get from your doctor, which we talked about […]

Reminder: DYI Doctoring Is A Big No-No

On my weekly Medication Monday posts, I often use WebMD as a resource. And as background research, WebMD and other reliable resources found through Google are great. They give you basic information that will allow you to be more knowledgable when you talk with medical professionals. Because I know, talking to doctor’s can be confusing. […]

Medication Monday: Risperidone

Another week brings us another installment of Medication Monday, the weekly series that offers a brief introduction to some of the mental health medications out there. This week we are talking about Risperidone, which is the common name of an antipsychotic medication available to treat certain mood and mental health disorders, such as schizophrenia and […]

Medication Monday: Vraylar

It is Monday once again, which means it is time for another installment of Medication Mondays, the series that offers readers a brief, informative introduction to various mental health medications. This series is not meant as a substitute for medical advice, however. Finding the right mental health medication should be done by a medical professional, […]

Medication Monday: Latuda

It is time once again for Medication Monday, the weekly series that looks at mental health medications, with the goal of informing readers and reducing the stigma surrounding mental health medication. Today, we are talking about Latuda (lurasidone).  Latuda is a medication in the class of medications known as ”antipsychotics.” It is designed to treat […]