Addiction

Understanding addiction as a mental health condition

Addiction is a complex and challenging mental health condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. It goes beyond a mere lack of willpower and often involves changes in the brain that make quitting difficult.

At Be the Change in Mental Health, we recognize addiction as a form of mental illness that requires specialized and comprehensive treatment. We provide cutting-edge therapies with demonstrated efficacy in addressing a range of addictions, including but not limited to alcohol, drugs, food, smoking, and more.

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Breaking the cycle of addiction with Ketamine-assisted Psychotherapy

What is Ketamine-assisted Psychotherapy?

Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy is a cutting-edge treatment that has shown promising results in addressing various forms of addiction. It involves the controlled use of ketamine, a medication with both anesthetic and dissociative properties, in conjunction with psychotherapy sessions.

How Does it Work?

Ketamine works by modulating certain neurotransmitters in the brain, leading to a rapid and profound shift in perception. This altered state can enhance the effectiveness of psychotherapy, allowing individuals to explore and confront the root causes of their addiction in a more profound way.

The Benefits of Ketamine-assisted Psychotherapy

Rapid Relief: Ketamine-assisted Psychotherapy often provides rapid relief from symptoms, making it a valuable option for those seeking immediate help.
Neuroplasticity: Ketamine has been shown to promote neuroplasticity, allowing the brain to form new connections and pathways, potentially breaking the cycle of addictive behaviors

There is another treatment option to KAP.
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Harnessing the power of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain. It is an FDA-approved treatment for depression, and emerging research suggests its efficacy in addressing addiction.

How TMS can help in addiction treatment

  • Brain stimulation: TMS targets specific areas of the brain associated with addiction, helping to regulate neural activity and reduce cravings.
  • Non-invasive: TMS is a non-invasive procedure with minimal side effects, making it a safe and well-tolerated option for many individuals.

We can be your partner in your recovery from addiction.

At Be the Change in Mental Health, we are committed to providing compassionate and effective treatments for various types of addictions. Our team of experienced professionals combines innovative therapies like Ketamine-assisted Psychotherapy and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation with traditional psychotherapeutic approaches to create personalized treatment plans.

If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, we are here to help. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards a healthier, more fulfilling life.

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