A Complete Guide to Psychedelic Therapy at Nushama

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Psychedelics, such as ketamine, psilocybin, and LSD, are powerful therapeutic tools capable of treating all kinds of mood disorders. Here is all the information you need to know about how psychedelic-assisted therapy works at Nushama.

Choosing the Right Ketamine Infusion Center for You

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Psychedelic therapy is growing in popularity. There are many options for choosing a clinic to receive treatment, but it’s important to choose the right one. Here are some factors to keep in mind and essential questions to ask yourself in determining the right fit for you.

The Mental Health Crisis: Now Is the Time for Psychedelics

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In 2022, Nushama conducted a national study on mental health, unveiling some surprising statistics. Drawing from a diverse sample of 1,300 Americans, this survey focuses on their attitudes toward mental health and the use of psychedelics as a potential solution.

Psychiatric vs. Psychedelic Medicine for the Treatment of Mood Disorders

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Mood disorders are among the most common mental health conditions and can significantly impact quality of life. They are often treated with psychiatric medication, which can mask symptoms, but psychedelic therapy is emerging as a viable alternative. This treatment can help people identify and process the root of their trauma, reframing their narrative for long-lasting results when combined with therapy and integration.

Ketamine-assisted Therapy vs. Rehab to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder

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For years, rehab has been the go-to treatment for people suffering from alcohol addiction and other substance use disorders. The results have been disappointing, with most patients struggling to maintain sobriety after completing treatment. Ketamine-assisted therapy is a new, research-based treatment for people struggling with alcohol consumption that is proven to outperform rehab.

Ketamine vs. SSRIs to Treat Depression

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Depression can be treated in a number of ways. The traditional SSRI treatment is effective for some, but not for everyone. Studies on ketamine have shown that it is very helpful with depression, especially when other treatments have not been able to help as much.