I absolutely recommend that you son see a therapist, either psychologist, social worker or psychiatrist. Medication alone will not do anything for him...he needs to talk things through and sort out what is going on. This is a critical life juncture, and a little bit of therapy goes a long way.
This was my first time posting on this board I didn't really explain everything clearly. He has been seeing a therapist (mft) for about 6 months and decided he was done. In addition to seeing the pychiatrist at Kaiser. My frustration is that I feel like we are not doing enough. After reading some of these threads and on other boards I am realizing that it might be helpful to get a second opinion or prognosis whatever you call it. Is everyone on this board who is on meds seeing a therapist and or pychologist and what is the difference besides the schooling? I know one costs a whole lot more. We really want to be looking in the right direction and not settling for taking things as they are. Any input would be appreciated!
I'm so sorry your son is suffering. Here's some info you may find helpful:
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