The opioid epidemic has reached epic proportions—and continues to wreak havoc on millions of people’s lives.
For people who suffer from bipolar disorder, relief may be found with the use of ketamine therapy when conventional treatments options have failed. Ketamine continues to be an effective drug for mood disorders, including this hard-to-treat condition.
Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses in the U.S, affecting at least 40 million adults. During this time of COVID-19, anxiety disorders are more prevalent than ever. Anxiety is treatable, but most people who suffer will not seek treatment. Without treatment, anxiety can be debilitating with major implications to a person’s daily life.
The practice of “social distancing” has been mandated by our government, which means we are isolated in quarantine, away from our friends, colleagues and extended family members. Even if you are an introvert and don’t love social situations, studies show that too much isolation can be detrimental to our mental health.
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) is a coenzyme that is present in most of our cells.
It’s unsettling to realize that our usually long bout of unhappiness is actually clinical depression.
Depression is the most common mental illness in the U.S, with first-line treatments including antidepressant medications complemented by talk therapy.
The Coronavirus has been an unprecedented disruption to society, affecting all of us in ways we never could have imagined. Not only is it a terrible event for our public health, but it is also a travesty to our mental health. With millions of Americans suffering from an anxiety disorder or depression, having an unknown situation—like a new and novel virus outbreak—only adds fuel to the fire of anxiety. Anxiety makes us feel out of control and uncertain about the future…so how do we protect our mental health during this time when anything can happen?
Alcohol addiction is infamous for being extremely difficult to treat, as there are few effective therapies available.