PTSD affects people who have gone through combat. But it also affects civilian survivors of sexual assault, car accidents, disasters and childhood trauma.
Ketamine is effective for those who do not respond to traditional anti-depressants. It also shows promise for the treatment of PTSD and bipolar disorder.
Excerpted from a post by Public Health – Seattle & King County From 2012 – 2016, almost three quarters of deaths by firearm in King County residents were suicides. Middle-aged and older adults and men overall have higher firearm suicide…
The opioid crisis is not, at its root, a problem of pain. It is a mental health crisis.
University of Washington Medicine has launched a number of initiatives to help patients and their friends and family cope with psychosis associated with schizophrenia.
Specially trained team of firefighters and social worker will help people downtown with behavioral health or substance abuse Issues.
Mental health experts say that with children, early intervention is crucial. Yet even parents with good insurance struggle to find care for their children.
The warning applies to Lunesta,Sonata and Ambien, Ambien CR, Edluar, Intermezzo, and Zolpimist.
An increasing number of Washington youth report feeling so sad or hopeless they stopped a usual activity or seriously considered suicide in the past year.
People with an opioid addiction are at much higher risk for suicide than the rest of the population.