suicidal ideation

The FDA Knows Ketamine Can Help Depression, So It Approved a Similar Drug

The FDA Knows Ketamine Can Help Depression, So It Approved a Similar Drug

Ketamine is a drug that is misunderstood. There is very little question among people who have received a dose of the drug for medical purposes that ketamine offers therapeutic relief for people struggling with severe depression and similar mental health issues. However, people classify this beneficial medication as a party or street drug because some […]

Psychedelics and Other Banned Drugs Offer Hope for Those With Mental Health Issues

Psychedelics and Other Banned Drugs Offer Hope for Those With Mental Health Issues

Mental health issues are often unaddressed in modern society. Many people view issues like depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation as signs that someone simply isn’t trying hard enough. There is a lot of social stigma attached to seeking help for mental health issues. That stigma can put people off from trying therapeutic options or counseling. […]

Suicide Rates are on the Rise, and Cannabis Could Help Reduce Them

Suicide Rates are on the Rise, and Cannabis Could Help Reduce Them

Content Note: This article discusses suicide and suicidal ideation.   Suicide rates are climbing to a point where officials have begun talking about this as a public health issue, not a mental health issue. In 2016, the most recent year with data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 45,000 suicides. That’s […]

Cannabis for Bipolar

Cannabis for Bipolar

PHOTO: Ben Reynal, Creative Commons Trigger Warning: This article discusses depression, violence, & Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). What could possibly cause a mother to give a bong filled with marijuana to her 10-year-old daughter? ¬†Simply put, to save the lives of all¬†her children. Cannabis has been proven to be an effective treatment for many physical and […]