Get Your PUFAs Straight and Watch Your Mood Lift

Get your PUFAs straight so you can enjoy your moments like happy this young man.

We’re smack in the middle of a couple weeks focused on the quest for improved treatments for depression and anxiety.  This past Thursday was World Mental Health Day, dedicated to raising awareness for mental health …and this year’s efforts were focused on “40 seconds of action” to help reduce the risk of suicide. Because every […]

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APA IPS: Innovation and Collaboration Improve Access to Psychiatric Care

Dr. Calabrese's poster presentation about ketamine stopping suicidality and innovation and collaboration improve access to care.

I just returned from the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association’s Institute for Psychiatric Services: Mental Health Services Conference, in NYC. This conference was presented in collaboration with the World Psychiatric Association. The World Psychiatric Association represents 120,000 psychiatrists in 120 countries. The heart and focus was that innovation and collaboration improve access to […]

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Cost of Ketamine Treatment: Is it Worth It?

The cost of ketamine treatment was worth it for James- his life is blooming.

“IV Ketamine treatment…?  I can’t afford that.”  “Sure, I want to feel better.  I’ve tried so many medicines and treatments. I don’t even know what it’s like to enjoy something, anything…or to feel happy. I don’t have the energy to even get out of bed half the time, much less get anything done. But…the cost […]

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Suicide Prevention: #Bethe1to Save a Life

Suicide prevention: #Bethe1to ask how they're doing, to connect with them and listen.

Today marks the beginning of National Suicide Prevention Week 2019, and tomorrow, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day. More than just observing a day or week like this, let’s use the opportunity to learn what we can actually do to make a real difference in the life of someone who suffers from suicidal thoughts. […]

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“r” is for Recovery From Any Addiction – Lori Calabrese, M.D.

September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month 2019, and as we celebrate and support everyone in recovery, let’s also talk about what might help others who are trying…to actually get there. “r” is for recovery whether you seek recovery or are actively working your recovery every day. Addictions can involve alcohol, opioids, other […]

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A Bit of Bipolar Science and a Dab On Schizophrenia, Too

Like other disorders of the brain and mind, bipolar disorder is complicated.  With all the movies and cartoons made at the expense of people who suffer from disorders like this, we want to help more people know more about some of the facts with a bit of bipolar science. It’s different for each person. The […]

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Buy Esketamine Online..? Get Real.

When you're in despair you may be tempted try to buy esketamine online. But seek a psychiatrist's care; he'll help you find the relief you need.

The news outlets, journals, and lifestyle magazines have been chock-full of articles about ketamine treatment for depression the last few years, with sprinklings about esketamine from time to time… Then, this past March, esketamine received FDA approval for depression and suicidal ideation under the name Spravato. Developed by Janssen, owned by Johnson & Johnson, esketamine […]

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