“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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Family: Suffering Together With Psychiatric Disorders

If you have a family suffering together with psychiatric disorders reach out for support. You all need it.

“I don’t care what the &%@!* you think!! It’s all your fault!! I’m outta here!!!” With that, Ben picked up the massive carved oak coffee table and  threw it at the window. It hit the window and the wall with a thud, pushing the window frame in a contorted mangle of metal and glass out […]

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Are There Biomarkers for PTSD and Suicidal Thinking?

Biomarkers for PTSD and suicidal thinking can help doctors save lives.

Know someone who’s suicidal? Or…how about this? Do you know someone you think might be? Is there someone in your life who’s always down, irritable, short-tempered… even jumpy, maybe? Maybe you wish they’d adjust their attitude, or take a chill pill. Sometimes, people can be like this and the problem is that they might be […]

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Ketamine Tied to Remission from Suicidal Ideation for Most Patients

BY M. ALEXANDER OTTO REPORTING FROM APA 2019 SAN FRANCISCO – Serial ketamine infusions eliminated suicidal ideation in more than two-thirds of patients at a psychiatry office in Connecticut but at significantly higher doses than those recently approved for Janssen’s new esketamine nasal spray (Spravato). The patients were treated by Lori V. Calabrese, MD, at […]

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How the Biology of Suicide Illuminates Prevention

The biology of suicide shows us to prevent suicide with ketamine treatment.

When someone commits suicide, you’ll sometimes hear people say, “It makes no sense! She had everything to live for…” Or, “What a selfish thing to do. What about all the people who loved him? What about his kids…his wife..?” But this sort of tragedy isn’t about selfishness. To grasp what happens with your suicidal loved […]

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Antepartum and Postpartum Anxiety: Moms Who Suffer Without Feeling Sad

Ketamine treatment helped this mom restore from antepartum and postpartum anxiety.

Treatment can help anxious moms relax and enjoy their babies. Jill was so excited to be pregnant.  She’d waited for 4 years after she and Joe were married to start trying.  She was just elated three months later when a home pregnancy test showed those two little lines.  She was pregnant! Even the slightest thought of […]

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