Support Groups

Maria Bamford, Jackie Kashian, Apr 22 Sat, 7pm

Maria Bamford

Our Dbsa group are going to the Rialto Theatre, to see Maria Bamford and Jackie Kashian Sat, 4-22. Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm. Jackie Kashian’s comedy is like listening to a really racy episode of All Things Considered. She is comic, writer, and occasional actor… she just did her first late night set … Read more

What a Ketamine infusion is like?

Ketamine

KETAMINE is a medicine developed more than 50 years ago for anesthesia during surgery, and has been used for that purpose since that time in children, adults, and animals. More recently, KETAMINE has been found to be a valuable and highly effective treatment for major depression, bipolar depression, postpartum depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD, and certain … Read more

ECT: Patient Experiences and Perceptions

ECT

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): Patient Experiences and Perceptions. It’s difficult to find real patient experiences with, and perspectives on ECT, electroconvulsive therapy online. I want to change this with real data from real people who have experienced ECT. What I want is data that will prove or disprove the assumptions that people make about ECT. I … Read more

Brain Stimulation Therapies

What are brain stimulation therapies? Brain stimulation therapies involve activating or touching the brain directly with electricity, magnets, or implants to treat depression and other disorders. Electroconvulsive therapy is the most researched stimulation therapy and has the longest history of use. Other stimulation therapies discussed here — vagus nerve stimulation, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, magnetic … Read more

Facebook Q&A on Electroconvulsive Therapy

Despite electroconvulsive therapy’s (ECT) strong efficacy and safety record, many misconceptions still persist among both patients and professionals. ECT is safe and highly effective for severe, treatment-resistant depression, as well as a variety of other serious mental disorders. ECT is a type of brain stimulation therapy, which involves activating or touching the brain directly with … Read more