Firefighters Battling Flames

Ketamine Therapy – Hope for Firefighters Battling Trauma

Emergency and medical professionals refer to traumatic events as "critical incidents." On average, it is believed individuals may encounter two to three such incidents during their lifetime. Studies indicate that over the span of their careers, emergency personnel might face upwards of 180 critical incidents. It is well documented that f...

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Navigating the Scars of Bullying: The Road to Healing Adolescent Trauma

In recent years, the escalating issue of bullying, including its digital counterpart, cyberbullying, has cast a long shadow over the lives of many teenagers. The effects of these harmful behaviors extend far beyond temporary distress, often embedding deep psychological scars that can manifest as severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As soci...

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Healing Inherited Family Trauma

A Journey Towards Wellness with Be the Change in Mental Health In the heart of Santa Rosa, California, our non-profit outpatient mental health clinic, Be the Change in Mental Health, is pioneering a path to healing for individuals grappling with the often-overlooked realm of inherited family trauma. Our innovative mental health center recognizes t...

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What about the mental health of family members?

Supporting the Silent Heroes: Addressing the Mental Health of Families of First Responders and Veterans The mental health of first responders and veterans often garners significant attention due to the high-stress nature of their work. However, the psychological impact on their families - spouses, parents, siblings, children, and other loved ones ...

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Sport Injuries and PTSD

Sports, known for their exhilarating highs, can also bring about unexpected lows, particularly when injuries come into play. While physical recovery from sports injuries is often the primary focus, the psychological impact, including the development of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), deserves equal attention. At BTC, we understand the nuance...

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What is MDMA?

While MDMA is not among the products or services we provide, it remains a trending topic. We frequently receive inquiries such as "What is MDMA?" Thus, this article aims to delve into the substance, unraveling its nature and addressing why it has become a subject of extensive discussion in recent times. It is important to note that, at BTC,...

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Understanding the Alarming Trend: Veteran Suicide Statistics

This content is sourced from the 2023 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report. While the report primarily analyzes data from 2021, the core insights are consistent to today's date. We understand that these findings may be somewhat alarming, but it is important to remember that hope is always present. Our team at BTC in Mental Heal...

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Ketamine for Depression and Suicide Prevention in Veterans

Our team is excited to participate in an invaluable seminar featuring Eric Hermes, MD as the speaker. Join us on February 14, 2024 @ 2:00 p.m. ET Dr. Hermes holds the position of Director for Psychopharmacology and Somatic Treatments at the VA Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. As a dedicated psychiatrist and an associate professor w...

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