Urine drug testing helps clinicians create a foundation of honesty and openness between patient and practitioner. Prescription medications are frequently used in the treatment of mental health disorders. Substance abuse and psychiatric disorders often co-exist, and determining the appropriate course of action is essential for successful treatment. Urine Drug testing (UDT) results can help psychiatrists conduct a more thorough and accurate assessment and pave the way to an effective treatment plan.
- Monitor ongoing issues with substance use disorders (SUD)
- Identify recent use of prescription medications, non-prescribed and illicit substances
- Detects medications that may results in drug-drug interaction
- Advocate for and communicate individual treatment plans