Intranasal Ketamine for Treatment Resistant Depression

What is Ketamine? Ketamine is in a category of medications called dissociative anesthetics. It has been used since 1970 by anesthesiologists to help keep patients, usually children, asleep and free of pain in surgery. More recently, however, it was discovered that depressed patients who were given ketamine during surgery would find their depression symptoms rapidly [...]
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Addressing Kids’ Drug and Alcohol Use: A Parent’s Guide

Addressing Kids’ Drug and Alcohol Use: A Parent’s Guide How are we supposed to guide our kids when pot is legal, we drink, psychedelics are touted as medicine, and some prescribed medicines are highly addictive? I regularly advise parents in this predicament and I am also a father of 3 boys so I’m right there [...]
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Kavanaugh Controversy: Lessons Learned about Addiction and Trauma

  Current Events: one clinician’s response to Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford’s sexual assault allegations against recently-confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. First things first: To sexual assault victims and survivors: we are here for you. We see you. We ache with you. We believe you. To people struggling with substance use and addiction: we are here [...]
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