He works on a tug boat 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off and has just gotten home this morning. So, he will have about 12 days to get on and off something before he has to go back on the tug, if he can see the Dr. tomorrow. Would that be enough time to do that, do you think?(the re-starting and getting off of whatever?) Or, if you think this is the best way to go, he may could possibly take the next 2 weeks off, which would give him 5 to 6 weeks to do this. Do you think that would be best?
I ask this because I'm a little hesitant about putting him on an anti-depressant...because that's something he'll have to also get off of, correct? Also, would one of those type meds be considered a narcotic or similar? The rules for meds on tugs, ships, etc... recently changed to be similar to truck drivers and such. It's very strict! We want to do what is the very best for him, even if he has to take off more time. Thank you so much for your help, and feel free to ask me anything I may have left out.
You have been very helpful! Thank you so much