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Category: Depression

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Ketamine Benefits Eyed After Drug Overdose Deaths Soar

More than 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in a one year period, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which has drug policy experts and healthcare professionals alike reexamining age-old treatment options. Deaths due to drug overdoses have been rising for more than two decades yet skyrocketed during the past two […]

Mental Health a Growing Concern in Post-Pandemic World

With more than 60% of eligible adults in the United States partially vaccinated, the reality of a post-pandemic world may feel like it is slowly drawing near—yet experts warn that its long-term effects, especially mental health, are a growing concern. Not too long ago, hospitals running out of beds in their Intensive Care Units is […]
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Ketamine Works Wonders by Rewiring Your Brain

Ketamine is becoming quite the buzzword among psychiatrists and researchers alike who are exploring innovative treatment options for mental health conditions and chronic pain. While the use of ketamine for mood disorders is relatively new, the drug itself is not. The FDA developed and approved ketamine as an anesthetic in 1962. Its use in clinical […]
Psychedelic Therapy

What is Psychedelic Therapy?

In recent years, an increasing number of clinical investigations and research studies are taking place on the use of psychedelic substances as standalone or adjunct therapy for a range of illnesses such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, addictions such as alcohol dependence, as well as potentially treating the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Some […]

Increased Screen Time Shown to Impact Mental Health

As more people are staying inside, there has been an inevitable increase in the amount of “screen time” in which people are using electronic devices, consequently having a negative impact on mental health. Numerous studies have shown that an increased amount of screen time, which is considered to be more than two hours per day, is […]

5 Treatments for Depression & Anxiety

Somewhere around seven percent of the US population, or about seventeen million American adults, suffer from depression each year. Depression may occur only once, but for some, depression typically occurs in episodes where stressful symptoms can persist for days or weeks at a time. These symptoms may include, but are not limited to: Differences in […]