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Will I come away from my first appointment with a prescription?
 

Will I come away from my first appointment with a prescription?

The first appointment is an evaluation session to determine whether we are a good fit and to begin to develop a treatment plan. We do not usually start medications at the first visit. We are especially cautious about providing prescriptions for controlled substances. It is our office policy not to start or refill prescriptions for stimulants (such as Adderall or Ritalin), sedatives (such as Xanax, or Ambien) or opiate substitution medications (such as Suboxone ) at the first visit. 

 

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