Ketamine is one of the most widely used and safest anesthetics in the world according to the World Health Organization who list it as an essential medicine. Researchers at Yale have been studying low-dose ketamine since 2000 in controlled clinic settings for patients with severe depressions unresponsive to other antidepressants.
While belonging to the LGBTQ+ community can be a source of strength, it also brings unique challenges. Members of this community are at a higher risk for experiencing mental wellness conditions — especially depression, anxiety, and suicidality. Many in the LGBTQ+ community face discrimination, prejudice, denial of civil and human rights, harassment, and family rejection, any of which can lead to new or worsened symptoms.
The percentage of adults taking prescription medication or receiving mental health counseling had risen to twenty-five percent by December 2020– an alarming upward trend that gets even steeper among young adults. The proportion of mental health-related visits to the ER for children ages 12–17 years increased by 31% in 2020.
Depression: It’s The Little Things That Matter When you are depressed, or suffering from physical or psychological pain, everything can seem like a big deal. That is why we often need a “big deal” intervention or change to fix what feels like a sinking ship. But once the ship has sailed, and your life is back …
No one wants to be labeled with or struggle with a chronic disease, whether the expression is in body or mind. But the fact is 45%, almost half, the population struggles with a chronic illness. So why is mental illness thought about differently from diabetes, hypertension and many other chronic conditions?
If you are having trouble changing your negative self statements, opinions and thought patterns, call the professionals at Ketamine Wellness Centers. Ketamine treatments can help you start to untangle the mental traps you set for yourself, and help you change these longstanding negative thought patterns and habits.