Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Using electrodes Electroconvulsive Therapy passes electric current through the brain to induce a seizure. It is administered under the supervision and administration of medical professionals in a hospital setting. This treatment method has been found to have low risk, and few, mild side effects such as ( confusion headache or nausea) side effects have been found to dissipate after a short time. ECT is recommended for those suffering from depression or treatment resistant depression, suicidal ideation coupled with depression or psychosis. If you and your psychiatrist feel ECT is right for you our office will begin the process to schedule your ECT at Midland Memorial Hospital.
Used in the treatment of depression Ketamine is administered in a hospital setting and supervised my medical doctors. The delivery of Ketamine can be performed by IV or nasal spray (Esketamine). Ketamine is a medication that interacts differently with the receptors of the brain. Through the partnership of Midland Memorial Hospital we are able to offer Ketamine through IV.
Is an FDA approved nasal spray prescription medicine, used along with an antidepressant taken by mouth, for treatment-resistant depression (TRD) in adults. Esketamine is a nasal spray which you use yourself, under the supervision of a psychiatrist while at the clinic.. Your psychiatrist will show you how to use the nasal spray device, and will tell you how much and when you will take it.
An FDA-approved treatment for heroin and other opiate addictions. Our strict controlled medication-assisted treatment program for opioid dependence include the use of buprenorphine (Suboxone) to complement the education, counseling and other support measures that focus on the behavioral aspects of opioid addiction. This medication can allow one to regain a normal state of mind free of withdrawal, cravings and the drug-induced highs and lows of addiction which if untreated can lead to relapse.