Healthy Living & Mental Health

Ketamine Therapy and the High Functioning Addict

Ketamine Therapy and the High Functioning Addict

More than 40 million Americans are living with a substance use disorder (SUD) according to the 2020 survey from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – just 11% of these people in need receive any kind of treatment. Ketamine has been linked with better outcomes in substance misuse treatment when used along with behavioral and motivational therapy.

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surviving wellness

Surviving Wellness

For so long, we have been under the heavy blanket of pain, depression, anxiety, or PTSD. Some of us can’t remember what it feels like to be “normal.” Since our ketamine infusions, things have changed; the blanket has been lifted! Ketamine therapy is working, so now what?

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VA community Care Network Partnership

VA Community Care Network

Ketamine Wellness Centers (KWC) the largest ketamine therapy provider in the United States, announces two new partnerships with the Veterans Affairs Community Care Networks (VA-CCN) of Illinois and Minnesota. The partnership will allow KWC to offer ketamine treatments to veterans at no out-of-pocket cost at the KWC locations in Chicago, IL, and Minneapolis, MN.

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Farewell flip-flops, hello fall

And just like that, Fall is here. As we transition from long hot days to shorter cooler days, some people may find themselves feeling more anxious and depressed. Lower levels of serotonin from the reduction of exposure to sunlight can be one of the causes.

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Demystifying Facilitated Treatment Support

Ketamine can provide rapid and remarkable benefits which can be sustained with periodic maintenance infusions plus a comprehensive treatment plan. That’s where Facilitated Treatment Support comes in. We talked with expert Health & Wellness Coordinator Kayla Camp to help demystify treatment support and answer real questions from real patients.

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Suicide- elephant in the room

It’s Okay to Talk About Suicide

Suicide is a growing public health crisis with limited treatment options. Fewer than half of all patients feel any relief at all from typical first-line medications and, while there is an alarming increase in suicidality among young people, some studies show little benefit from first-line medications in adolescents. All first-line antidepressants carry a boxed warning of an actual increased risk of suicide.

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