Ketamine to Treat Depression: A Veteran’s Story

Source: Virginia Infusion Therapies, original interview on Fox News 

Veteran Joshua Emer had already lost 5 friends to suicide, and the medication he was taking didn’t provide the relief he needed from his depression and suicidality. He even tried the companionship of a service dog, but eventually didn’t have the dog anymore. 

That’s when he decided maybe ketamine infusions for depression could provide the relief he needed.

“I had nothing else going for me at that point, I mean I was still flirting with killing myself,” he told Fox. 

And the ketamine infusions have helped him find relief: “I was on 7 different medications,” he said. “And now I’m on one.”

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