Mental health issues are common and affect quality of life in many individuals with impact on emotional, psychological, and social well-being.
With aging, mental health can be impacted affecting how patients think, feel, and act. It can have direct correlations with how to handle stress, relate to others, and make everyday decisions.
At the Pacific Brain Health Center, Dr. David Merrill is a geriatric psychiatrist who specializes in helping patients with these conditions.
Depression and anxiety can affect everyone and may manifest in addiction disorders to alcohol, drugs or prescription medications. Dr. Keith Heinzerling is an addiction medicine specialist who treats adults of all ages.