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My 16 year old son was diagnosed severe depression, he did

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My 16 year old son was diagnosed severe depression, he did smoke marihuana and K2 (synthetic marihuana). My husband past the way 14 years and 10 months ago, my son was a year and half so I dont think he remember him. My questions is, should I get him to rehab?
Hi--have you discussed this with his psychiatrist?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
To be honest, no I haven't.
OK Magdalena. I run an outpatient drug rehab program and I think he does need the rehab. He needs it, it won't be a waste, and part of the treatment program is to be with other patients in group therapy so he won't be learning negative behaviors there
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
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does hypnosis work? If not What do you recommend?

Optional Information: Person's Gender: Male Person's Age: 16 What have you tried so far?: My son is in treatment (psychiatry) he is taking prozac and risperidal. Risperidal will be replace by Latuda. After a week giving him 1tablet Latuda and 14th tablet risperidal. Cant stop risperidal dosis from one day to another. He was smoking the synthetic marihuana called K2. And marihuana. I had try counseling, therapy, I showed him videos on the k2 terrible effects and acupuncture. I will send him to rehab to Paradigm Malibu on January, as you know health insurance will deny him because of previous mental illness but meanwhile I would to know extra opinions recommendations anything that with your experience can help him.
Hypnosis can help as a part of a total rehab program, but hypnosis by itself wouldn't be nearly enough
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