For some, the drug ketamine can be a lifesaver. But recent shortages have made it hard to get
Article About Ketamine Therapy Shortage
Ketamine therapy is booming but clinics who treat people with depression and suicidal ideation say they’re being cut off from their supply.
When one of Melissa Whippo’s clients was assaulted in her home, the client wanted ketamine to help her process the trauma she was experiencing. But Whippo, a psychotherapist who offers ketamine-assisted therapy in Oakland, almost wasn’t able to provide that—because she was down to her last dose of the drug.
ASKP3 Releases New Patient Portal
Recent breakthroughs in the use of ketamine are changing the landscape of emerging treatment options for patients managing pain and mood disorders. The wide range of information about ketamine in news articles, blogs, and magazines can be confusing to the public seeking to learn more.
Ketamine for depression: What it feels like and who it can help
Ketamine is an anesthetic used to sedate both humans and pets, and it’s a favorite of partygoers seeking a psychedelic high. Now it’s also the subject of an enormous amount of interest as a fast-acting treatment for depression and other serious mental health conditions.
I Was Paralyzed by Severe Depression. Then Came Ketamine.
The summer I was 26 years old, I moved into my parents’ home in the Chicago suburbs because I could no longer care for myself.
I had been severely depressed for most of my life, but that summer five years ago, even the most mundane tasks became insurmountable. I spent days on the couch where I rarely spoke, my mind so dull I struggled to form words. I lay awake at night thinking, I can’t go on like this.