Many clients see taking medication as a sign of weakness. However, taking medication when indicated as part of the therapeutic process, can have a positive effect on your clients’ cognitive functioning. Understand the myths of using medication as a part of therapy so that you can alleviate your clients’ unfounded concerns.
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Thank you for sharing re: clients’ concerns about taking medication. We encounter this all the time in working with clients in a PCP clinic. Many of the clients have severe MH and/or SA issues. Although they normally are ok with taking Rx for medical problems, they often see taking medication for a mental health issue as weak or shaming. These ideas you presented were very helpful.