athmllldy, it is very hard what you are going through...I do understand. I dont have these problems but I have worked with people who have. Your right that no one here can give you a diagnosis and I wouldnt want them too as this could be detrementral to whatever kind of treatment you get in the future. We are here for support but and to give you suggestions/advice if you request it but please dont become upset or angry if you get a post from a member that is not what you want to hear. We all have had them and yes they can be upsetting and I know it is a snap judgement to want to put that person in their place. But it takes way more self control to ignore them and their post then to spend the energy to respond and make it into something ugly.
As for your husband he just may not understand the real scope of what your going through which usually is the case with most spouses. I hate to say that but it is mostly true. Seroquel is an antipsychotic and it is sedating. Valium and Xanax are benzo's and are taken mostly for anxiety/panic disorders and can become addictive so be careful with those. Who is the doctor that prescribed the Seroquel? Can you get an appointment with them? My suggestion would be to speak with your primary care physician and let them know what is going on and how your feeling. Let them and their office find you a Psychiatrist and Counselor that you can go to. This is part of their job and what they are there for. If this doesnt work call your insurance company to see who in your area is covered. Then start making calls. Someone has to be taking new patients I would think.
I know it sounds lame but hang in there and be strong...We are here for you and do care.
ElishaCo~Mod: DepressionModerator: Heart & Cardiovascular Diseasehttp://www.healingwell.com/donate
Athmlldy, I agree with your primary care doc for not messing with your meds, they do need to be managed by a psychiatrist. It does sound as if you’re in an odd position with finding a doctor. I find it incredulous that your physician wouldn’t try to find a suitable psychiatrist for you.
Perhaps try calling the psychiatric hospital that your doc initially sent you too for evaluation. Explain your situation and ask if they can refer you to a psychiatrist in your area. Usually, it is easier to get into a doctors office if you have another doctor pave the way. Or you can call your doctor back and speak with his nurse and explain to her and see if their office refers to any other psychiatrists other then the hospital. If so then ask for them to make you an appointment.
It sounds like your caught in a bunch of BS and I would seriously pull some chains with your doctor’s office to get help. They work for you, not the other way around.