Mental Health

Mango Medical

Podiatrists & Primary Care Practice located in Kamuela, HI

Your mental and emotional health is just as important as your physical well-being. As primary care providers, every member of the Mango Medical team in Kamuela, Hawaii, is trained and experienced in helping you manage a variety of mental health issues. Since many physical health concerns also have an emotional component, the team works with you to help you manage both the physical and mental aspects of your health and wellness. Additionally, the team works closely with experienced mental health counselors and psychologists in the community for individual, family, or group therapy. Call to schedule a consultation.

Mental Health Q & A

What types of mental health disorders do you treat?

As part of Mango Medical’s comprehensive primary care health services, the medical team helps patients of all ages with:

  • Depression and dysthymia (persistent depressive disorder)
  • Panic attacks
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Insomnia
  • Eating disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Substance abuse
  • Personality disorders

The medical team provides a caring environment so you can talk about your mental health concerns and get the expert care you need to live a productive life at every age. You can also schedule individual, family, and group therapy with the practice’s mental health counselor or psychologist.

What are the warning signs of mental health problems?

If you’re not sure if you or a member of your family is suffering from a mental health problem, there are some early warning signs that may indicate a cause for concern. If you or a loved one exhibits any of the following signs or symptoms, you may need to seek help.

  • Changes in sleeping patterns, such as sleeping too little or too much
  • Low energy
  • Disinterest in socializing or participating in usual activities
  • Unexplained aches and pains
  • Feelings of helplessness or hopelessness
  • Feeling like nothing matters
  • Smoking, drinking, or using drugs more frequently
  • Feeling confused, edgy or upset
  • Excessive worrying and anxiousness
  • Severe mood swings
  • Relationship problems
  • Thoughts of harming yourself or others
  • Persistent memories or thoughts
  • Inability to perform daily tasks such as going to work or taking care of children

Change in eating habits may also indicate the presence of an eating disorder.

When should I see a doctor for mental health concerns?

Your mental health and wellness are important at every age. If you feel like you can’t get through your day, or you’re unable to manage your daily obligations because of your mental and emotional state, or you’ve received a life-changing chronic disease diagnosis like HIV/AIDS, it’s a good idea to seek the help of a professional.

The highly skilled primary care medical team at Mango Medical provides a safe, compassionate environment for you to talk about your concerns.

They understand that your mental health contributes to your overall physical health and other conditions you may be dealing with, as well. The team takes a holistic approach to help you get the medical and mental health care services you need to improve your quality of life.

To learn more about Mango Medical’s mental health services as part of your comprehensive primary care treatment plan, call the office or use the convenient online booking tool, today.