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Suicide remains a leading cause of death in Tennessee

Suicide remains a leading cause of death in Tennessee

By:  Jessica Jaglois NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A newly released report shows that suicide is the leading cause of injury death in Tennessee. More people die by suicide than by car crashes or murder. The report correlates with a new study from the Centers for Disease...

Fast-Acting Depression Drug, Newly Approved, Could Help Millions

Fast-Acting Depression Drug, Newly Approved, Could Help Millions

By Benedict CareyOf the 16 million American adults who live with depression, as many as one-quarter gain little or no benefit from available treatments, whether drugs or talk therapy. They represent perhaps the greatest unmet need in psychiatry. On...

Fibromyalgia Patients Treated with Intravenous Ketamine

Fibromyalgia Patients Treated with Intravenous Ketamine

BY MAGDALENA KEGELIn a CBS News segment focusing on fibromyalgia and its impact on patients, Dr. Ashraf Hanna, a board certified physician and director of pain management at the Florida Spine Institute in Clearwater, Florida, described using intravenous...

Getting Insurance To Pay For Your Ketamine Treatments

Getting Insurance To Pay For Your Ketamine Treatments

Whether you are just now considering Ketamine infusions for Depression or you have already reaped the positive effects from them, cost can be a huge factor. It can be frustrating to finally find something that works for your Treatment Resistant Depression...

Opinion: Can We Stop Suicides?

Opinion: Can We Stop Suicides?

By Moises Velasquez-ManoffIn May of 2017, Louise decided that her life was just too difficult, so she’d end it. In the previous four years, three siblings and a half-sibling had died, two from disease, one from fire and one from choking. Close friends had...

Idaho mother finds relief in experimental depression treatment

Idaho mother finds relief in experimental depression treatment

By Ariana LakeSPOKANE, Wash. - Brandice Peterson is a mother of two and an EMT in Grangeville, Idaho. She's also battled depression for decades. "It's not something that I really talk about," Peterson said. "I've tried to kill myself quite a few times,...

So You Want to Buy Esketamine Nasal Spray… Really??

So You Want to Buy Esketamine Nasal Spray… Really??

by  LORI CALABRESE, MDOk,  you’ve been wishing for a remedy for your distress with this mood disorder.  I get it. Something that will do more than take the edge off, but instead will really help you feel good again. You’ve heard about ketamine treatment,...