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recovery from depression after addiction

Recovery From Depression After Addiction Treatment

Depression often coexists with substance use disorders. Depression symptoms may have developed after someone has become chemically dependent on drugs or alcohol, or this common mental health disorder may have preceded the substance abuse. In many case, individuals struggling with depression will often use alcohol or drugs to help mask the negative effects of the […]

Programs for Veterans With PTSD

Programs for Veterans With PTSD

It has become a national tragedy. Our veterans are suffering from serious mental health issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury, substance use disorders, and depression at alarming rates. Recent suicide statistics reveal that on average about 20 suicides are completed daily, with the majority by veterans but some by active military personnel […]

Alternative Treatments for Depression

Alternative Treatments for Depression

Alternative Treatments for Depression It is natural to avoid admitting you might have a mental health condition that needs to be treated professionally.  Most of us humans have a certain pride about being able to manage our lives, and having a mental health disorder, such as major depression, just doesn’t fit that scenario.  Acknowledging that […]

What Does TMS Treat

What Does TMS Treat

What Does TMS Treat? Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is taking treatment for depression and other mental health disorders to the next exciting level.  TMS therapy is a relative newcomer to the mental health treatment scene, but is gaining global recognition as a potent tool in treating major depression in individuals who found no relief from […]

treatment resistant depression options

Treatment Resistant Depression Options

Treatment Resistant Depression Options Someone whose life has been hijacked by major depression would most likely give anything to simply feel joy again. People who struggle with persistent major depressive disorder (MDD) can literally spend months, even years, under that dark cloud. Those who seek treatment may willingly trial several different kinds of antidepressant medications […]

Is TMS Treatment Covered by Insurance

Is TMS Treatment Covered by Insurance

Is TMS Treatment Covered by Insurance Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a serious mental health condition that afflicts over 16 million Americans each and every year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.  With nearly 7% of the U.S. population grappling with the negative impact of MDD on their lives, it is surprising to […]

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Providers

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Providers

Locating the Best Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Providers Anew Era TMS is Your Resource Your search for an effective treatment for your persistent state of depression has introduced you to the alternative therapy called transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).  After the frustrating—and unsuccessful—experience of trying one antidepressant after another, TMS sounds like a treatment to consider.  Before […]

What to Do When Antidepressants Don’t Work

What to Do When Antidepressants Don’t Work

TMS an Alternative Option When Antidepressants Don’t Work When the dark veil of depression fails to lift, even while on antidepressant drug therapy, it can lead to feelings of frustration and despair.  Perhaps your doctor has had you trial two or three different antidepressants, but depression symptoms persist unabated.  Instead, with side effects from the […]

ECT Treatment

The Differences Between ECT Treatment and TMS Therapy for Depression

When major depressive disorder refuses to release its grip on your life, the search for alternative treatment may lead the patient to a cranial therapy such as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) or transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).  Brain stimulation techniques are available for those individuals whose attempts to find relief through traditional routes, such as psychotherapy and […]