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In need of therapy... the mental and emotional kind
My husband had the widow maker almost 2 years ago and hasn't dealt with any of the mental aspect of what happened.... where do I look... he needs to talk to someone!
dwaters62, November 25, 2019 2:53pm EST
The first place to start is either your primary care physician or the cardialogist. I talk to both about my mental state and because I'm still in Physical therapy and Occupational therapy, I usually discuss my mental state with one of the therapists. There is one out of a dozen or so there that I will talk to about it. The primary physician has me on a mild antidepressant medication. Those 2 Drs can also refer a mental health specialist if need be.
I do agree that he needs to be talking with someone, outside of the family unit. Talking with someone who has "Been There" helps a lot as well. That's the one thing, more so than the meds, that has helped me in my journey.
Hope this helps,
dwaters62, November 25, 2019 3:03pm EST
Maybe also check out this story
BrianG, November 25, 2019 3:05pm EST
I'm almost a year out from my widow maker . Life is mostly good but there r still periods of mental battles. My cardiologist and my cardio rehab group referred me to mental health professionals. Definitely ask those two to start
Lisad2, January 5, 2020 9:48pm EST
if he is employed, does the employer have an EAP ( employee assistance program)? They can help and also refer him to a professional in the area. Sometimes the services are at no cost as well.