Mental Health

Bipolar Disorder ... Misunderstood & Misdiagnosed

Stacey is a 27-year-old female who presented at her Primary Care Physician’s office with significant symptoms of depression, which have been present consistently over the past three weeks. She recently finished her graduate thesis and attributed her mood change to exhaustion and stress. Her depressive symptoms included severe fatigue, crying spells, decreased appetite and insomnia. Stacey also reported feelings of hopelessness, a sense of failure and pessimism about the future. She had been planning on starting a position as an adjunct professor, but her loss of concentration and lack of energy stopped her from accepting this position.

Why Mental and Behavioral Health Matter in Bexar County

We all know someone who has a mental illness. In fact, according to the National Institute on Mental Health, one in six U.S. adults currently lives with a mental illness.1

Ketamine-assisted Psychotherapy: Progressive Treatment Offered in Central Texas

By now you have probably heard that ketamine infusion therapy is proving itself to be a very disruptive technology in the treatment of severe treatment-resistant depression (TRD) and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Many clinicians are beginning to understand that ketamine represents a real paradigm shift from the more traditional treatments for mental health disorders.