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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Ketamine and Adolescents

Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy for Adolescents with Complex Psychiatric Conditions: A New Frontier in Treatment! * This article sources its information from the National Library of Medicine and may present technical content. It is intended for individuals interested in the application of Ketamine for therapeutic purposes in teenag...

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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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Ketamine for Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders represent one of the most common mental health challenges, affecting millions worldwide. Traditional treatments, while effective for some, leave many others searching for relief. Enter Ketamine Therapy—an innovative treatment that's showing promising results for those grappling with various anxiety disorders. At Be the Change in...

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Ketamine Therapy or Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation?

Many individuals grappling with mental health challenges, such as persistent depression or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), that haven't responded well to traditional treatments, are often open to exploring innovative therapeutic options. If you're among this group, you might have come across discussions about two relatively modern appr...

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