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Suicidal Ideation Treatment

Ketamine Infusions for Suicidal Ideation Treatment

Ketamine infusion therapy is an impressive suicidal ideation treatment method for affected individuals battling mental health setbacks, that may include depression, bipolar disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

A large number of patients plagued by each of these disorders have repetitive thoughts of suicide and have difficulty with invasive thoughts and feelings with regard to self-harm or, dreadfully, result in committing suicide. Suicidal thoughts can possibly be lowered and sometimes eradicated with the use of ketamine therapy.

Ketamine treatment happens to be the only treatment that can essentially terminate suicidal thoughts self-sufficient of other signs and symptoms.

Understanding Suicidal Thoughts

Thoughts of suicide may take over a person’s daily living. Luckily, most of the people sidetracked with suicidal thoughts don’t find themselves following through on their plans. Nonetheless, even just one suicide is considered one too many. Within the United States, there are 144 suicides that occur each day.

Individuals who don’t take action steps on these thoughts and feelings remain profoundly distressed by them and the particular person undergoing them can fixate on different methods they could perform self-harm. A lot of people with thoughts of suicide are afflicted by sadness or other mood disorders so the continual thoughts are sometimes associated with symptoms of depression, anxiety, panic attacks, marred focus, and extreme guilt.

Feeling Discouraged & Despondent

More often than not, this sort of reasoning is related to an overwhelming predicament which the particular person feels they are unable to manage and the future appears hopelessly bleak. This can vary from economic hardships to romantic relationship issues.

Many individuals are at a greater risk of having suicidal thoughts than others; anyone diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder may experience suicidal thoughts more frequently when compared to others. Quite often, the thoughts don’t stop even when the circumstance hurting them gets better.

We Can Help You Take Back Control of Your Life

Are you tired of living with those horrible thoughts that keep haunting your mind? Have other traditional treatment methods and medications failed to provide results? Ketamine Infusion Therapy has shown great results in patients who have been resistant to other treatments.

Are You A Good Candidate for Ketamine Infusion Therapy?

If you or a loved one is suffering from suicidal thoughts, contact Summit Ketamine Innovations and schedule your free consultation to find out if Ketamine Treatment for Suicidal Ideation is right for you.

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Additional Resources/Scientific Articles

Domany Y, Shelton RC, McCullumsmith CB. Ketamine for acute suicidal ideation. An emergency department intervention: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, proof-of-concept trial [published online November 16, 2019]. Depress Anxiety. doi:10.1002/da.22975

SUMMARY: In a randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled, proof‐of‐concept trial, 18 depressed subjects with acute suicidal ideation, who required hospitalization, were randomized to either an intravenous ketamine 0.2 mg/kg group or a saline placebo group. Ketamine was deemed to be safe and effective for rapid reduction in suicidal ideation in depressed, highly suicidal subjects presenting to the emergency department.

In the Media

Ketamine offers lifeline for people with severe depression, suicidal thoughts
CNN, August 4, 2018
Ketamine is a powerful medication used in hospitals primarily as an anesthetic, but recent scientific studies have shown significant promise with treatment-resistant depression and suicidal ideation.

Can We Stop Suicides?
New York Times, November 30, 2018
It’s been way too long since there was a new class of drugs to treat depression. Ketamine might be the solution.

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