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Ketamine-Based Nasal Spray Approved by FDA to Treat Suicidal Patients

Ketamine has achieved a major breakthrough in its advancement as a treatment for depression. Nasal spray esketamine (marketed as SPRAVATO™) was formally approved by the Federal Drug Administration[...]

How to Help Someone with Suicidal Thoughts

Can you save someone from suicide? One person dies of suicide every 40 seconds. This means in a given lifetime, all of us will likely encounter someone in crisis. Suicide is preventable, and with[...]

By KCLA | October 6th, 2020 | Categories: Suicide

20 Life-Saving Ideas for Your Suicide Prevention Kit

Treatment for suicidal thoughts starts with reaching out for help. Whether it be reaching out to a friend, family member, your primary care physician, or our patient care staff here at Ketamine[...]

By KCLA | September 29th, 2020 | Categories: Suicide

How to Create a Suicide Prevention Plan

If you’ve ever had thoughts of suicide, it’s time to make a Suicide Prevention Plan. Knowing what coping strategies to use during times of crisis and who to contact for help can someday save your[...]

By KCLA | September 15th, 2020 | Categories: Suicide

Suicide Is Preventable: Here Is How We Fail Those in Need

We’re in the midst of a pandemic – and this time, we aren’t talking about coronavirus. September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness of the crisis we’ve been dealing with for a[...]

By KCLA | September 11th, 2020 | Categories: Suicide

Suicides & Overdoses: The Coronavirus Deaths Nobody Is Talking About

When we imagine the victims of coronavirus (COVID-19), we think of the thousands of Americans who have lost their lives in this pandemic. We think of the people who may spend weeks fighting for[...]

By KCLA | May 21st, 2020 | Categories: Anxiety, Depresssion, Suicide, Stress, Mental Health

April Showers and Suicides

April showers bring May flowers…but for many people who suffer from active suicidal ideation, the idea of existing one more day to see spring’s beauty may be too much to bear. April is Stress[...]

By KCLA | April 28th, 2020 | Categories: Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Suicide

Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month, a time when healthcare professionals and health advocates come together to raise awareness about the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. Stress[...]

By KCLA | April 23rd, 2020 | Categories: Suicide, Stress

As Seen on Psychology Today: The Case for Ketamine in Treating Suicidal Ideation

According to an article published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, Samuel Wilkinson and colleagues studied the impact of ketamine in decreasing suicidal ideation. They made use of a[...]

By ketamine@dmin | May 4th, 2018 | Categories: Ketamine Infusion Therapy, Suicide

Ketamine May Reduce Depression And Suicidal Thoughts Within Hours

Ketamine, used as an anesthetic for the last 50 years, is now recognized by the medical community as an antidepressant therapy that holds promise.

By ketamine@dmin | April 28th, 2018 | Categories: Depresssion, Suicide
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