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Nurx vs In-Person Treatment

  • 100% online treatment
  • Start your evaluation any time
  • Free shipping for medication
  • Affordable, transparent pricing
  • Message your medical provider any time
  • In-person appointments
  • Long waitlists for appointments
  • Pharmacy pick-up
  • Uncertain expenses
  • Wait for your next appointment
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How It Works

Step 1

Complete an online evaluation.

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You’ll answer a comprehensive set of questions to see if mental health treatment through Nurx is right for you and allow a Nurx medical provider to evaluate your symptoms. We use clinically-backed screening questions similar to what you would complete when starting treatment with an in-person mental health professional. With Nurx, you can get started on your schedule, no appointment needed.

Step 2

Connect with a licensed Nurx medical provider.

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Our medical team is comprised of licensed providers who are trained and supervised by a board-certified psychiatrist to treat anxiety and depression. If Nurx telehealth services are right for you, a provider will evaluate your responses and reach out in a few short days with additional information.

Step 3

Get treatment and ongoing care, on your schedule

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If you are prescribed medication, our pharmacy can deliver it to your door and your medical provider will stay in touch to make sure it’s working for you†, adjust your treatment or dose as needed, and provide ongoing guidance. Please note: Nurx does not provide therapy or counseling. Nurx is not available for crisis response.

If you find yourself in an emergency situation with thoughts of wanting to harm yourself or others please call 911, go to your local emergency room or contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by calling or texting 988.

What We Treat

Anxiety & OCD

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An anxiety disorder is characterized by excessive worry and anxiety that interferes with relationships, work or day-to-day life. If you have experienced anxiety for most days for 6 or more months, you may benefit from treatment.

We can also treat obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). OCD describes a condition in which people have uncontrollable recurring thoughts or behaviors that cause distress or interfere with life.

Mild to Moderate Depression

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Depression is a mood disorder that makes you feel sad and/or disinterested in the world around you. Unlike normal sadness, which may come and go, depression lasts for at least two weeks (and often much longer), includes additional symptoms and interferes with your ability to function in everyday life.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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Seasonal affective disorder is a form of depression marked by mood changes during the fall and winter months when there is less sunlight. Symptoms improve or disappear when the days get longer in the spring. SAD symptoms interfere with work, relationships and daily function.

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

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PMDD is an extreme form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) that causes severe and disruptive depression and/or anxiety in some people with periods in the days or weeks before their period starts, and symptoms usually go away within a couple of days after menstruation begins.

Postpartum & Menopause Depression

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After a woman gives birth hormonal fluctuations may lead to persistent feelings or sadness or emptiness called postpartum depression. Similarly, the hormonal fluctuations that accompany menopause can lead to depression and treatment with an SSRI can be a helpful addition in the overall management of menopause (which also includes hormone replacement therapy, which Nurx does not prescribe).

What You’ll Get

Nurx mental health treatment costs $59 for the initial consultation and $69 per month for ongoing care.

  • Initial consultation to determine if a telehealth treatment plan is medically appropriate for you
  • Multiple check-ins per year to ensure that your treatment is working† or for your provider to make adjustments as needed
  • Unlimited messaging with your medical team about your treatment plan and your mental health journey
  • Curated resources for online therapy services or mental health apps
  • Prescription refills and free shipping

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Get Back To Your Best

Anxiety Treatment

After evaluating your health history and symptoms, a Nurx medical provider will create an anxiety treatment plan if medically appropriate. Anxiety disorders are often treated with a daily antidepressant, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) or a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) to stabilize the levels of neurotransmitters in your brain. You may also be prescribed medication to take when you experience acute anxiety or a panic attack. Anxiety treatment often works best when combined with non-medical therapy such as talk therapy.

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Depression Treatment

If medically appropriate, your Nurx medical provider will create a depression treatment plan for youafter reviewing your health history and symptoms. Initial treatment is usually daily medication called a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), and Nurx prescribes and delivers a few different SSRIs as well as other medications (SNRIs, tricyclics, bupropion and trazodone). Individual factors determine which medication will be most effective and our medical provider will partner with you to get it right. Treatment usually works best when combined with non-medical therapy such as talk therapy.

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Medications We Prescribe

If we bill insurance for your medication, copays are as little as $0-$10 per month. The average out-of-pocket price for most medications is $25 per month.

Please note: Medication prices can vary based on doses. Please check your insurance coverage; the final medication price may vary based on your insurance, so this estimated pricing is not guaranteed. Nurx does not prescribe benzodiazepines (such as Xanax®, Valium®, and Ativan®), stimulants (such as Adderall® or Concerta®), or any controlled substances.

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Meet Our Medical Team

Gabriella Farkas, MD PhD is the Medical Director for Nurx’s mental health services. Dr. Farkas is a board certified psychiatrist who advises the Nurx medical team on how to provide the highest quality of care for mental health conditions through telehealth.

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Mental Health Resources

Learn about the latest research and get lifestyle advice to help manage anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions.

Got Any Questions?

  • How does anxiety and depression treatment with Nurx work?

    Whether you suspect you are experiencing depression or anxiety, or have been diagnosed with these conditions in the past, you can request treatment from Nurx any time through our website or app. You’ll answer a comprehensive set of questions similar to the intake you would complete when starting treatment with an in-person mental health professional. Your answers to these questions will allow your Nurx medical provider to evaluate your symptoms, make a diagnosis and (if medically appropriate) create a treatment plan.

    Within two days of submitting your request for treatment a Nurx medical provider licensed in your state will send a message to your Nurx account to ask any follow up questions and propose a treatment plan. You’ll have the chance to share any information and ask any questions you’d like. Once your medical provider has prescribed treatment our pharmacy will fill your prescription and your medication will arrive in the mail.

    Your medical provider will follow up regularly to monitor how your medication is working, and adjust treatment as needed, and you can message them any time with questions or to request adjustments.

  • How much does anxiety and depression treatment with Nurx cost?

    Treatment through Nurx costs $59 for the initial consultation and $69 per month for ongoing medication management, which includes a licensed medical provider evaluating your intake assessment, creating and prescribing your treatment plan, and managing your medication needs on an ongoing basis.

    We bill insurance for your medication, and copays are as little as $0-$10 per month. The out-of-pocket price for most medication is $25 per month, and shipping is always free.

  • What medications does Nurx prescribe for anxiety and depression?

    Your Nurx medical provider will create a personalized treatment plan based on your symptoms and health history. Nurx prescribes and delivers a comprehensive selection of mental health treatments including SSRIs, SNRIs, tricyclic antidepressants, and medications that may be used to treat panic attacks. The Nurx medical team prescribes these treatments according to evidence-based clinical guidelines and based on each patient’s individual symptoms and health history.

  • What types of anxiety does Nurx treat?

    Nurx medical providers treat Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Panic Disorder, though our medical team evaluates each patient individually and will only prescribe treatment to patients who they determine can be safely and appropriately cared for through telehealth.

  • What types of depression does Nurx treat?

    Nurx treats mild to moderate depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Premenstrual Dysmorphic Disorder (PMDD). We may also treat patients with stable postpartum depression, if they are already on medication. However, our medical team evaluates each patient individually and will only prescribe treatment to patients who they determine can be safely and appropriately cared for through telehealth.

  • What does the monthly cost cover?

    There isn’t a one-size-fits all treatment for mental health conditions — the medication/s and the dose that work best varies by individual patient and may change for that patient over time. For that reason, you may need to communicate with our medical team regularly at the beginning of your treatment to make sure you achieve good results. Once your treatment plan is established our medical team will check in throughout the year, to confirm that the treatment is working and adjust if needed. Nurx patients can message the medical team any time to ask questions about their treatment or request prescription adjustments. This ongoing care and unlimited access to our medical team costs $59 for the initial consultation (in addition to the copay or cost of your medication) and $69 per month for ongoing medication management, even if there are months when you don’t communicate with us. Please note that Nurx does not provide therapy or counseling.

  • Does Nurx offer online therapy?

    Nurx does not currently offer therapy or counseling. For therapy resources, including finding a therapist and digital support based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) click here.

Therapy Resources

Mental health medication is more effective when combined with therapies that help you examine your thought patterns and reactions, and shift your mindset to one that better supports your mental health. We offer resources that connect you with a therapist or offer convenient digital support based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).

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* The information provided here is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You should not rely upon the content provided here for specific medical advice. If you have any questions or concerns, please talk to your doctor.

† Individual results may vary.

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