Caring for Your Mental Health

If you feel overwhelmed or like your life is out of control, you might want to reach out for help. There are a few types of mental health professional, and it can be confusing. How do you know what type of help you need? Sanford Behavioral Health has some answers.


What is a Psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in taking care of your mental health. Psychiatrists are trained to diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders.

You can find psychiatrists who treat individual adults, children, or whole families. Because psychiatrists have medical training, they can prescribe medications and run medical tests.

Psychiatrists have the education and clinical training to understand how your physical health, genetics and family history. Learn more about psychiatrists. 


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