Treating Depression When Medication Doesn’t Work

Treating Depression When Medication Doesn’t Work

By Scott West, M.D. | Jun. 22, 2018 The recent, tragic deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain are a reminder of the battle so many of us are fighting, often silently. Depression doesn’t discriminate, and even celebrities are a part of the 320 million people around the world living with depression. I’ve met many of these individuals in my…

Breaking the Code on Depression Treatment

MythBusted: Breaking the Code on Depression Treatment

On August 11th, 2014 legendary comedian and movie star Robin Williams took his own life after quietly battling major depression for several decades. His suicide took the world by total surprise for one reason – nobody thought Robin Williams was depressed. He never showed any signs, at least in the public eye. He was universally…

TMS Therapy Success Stories

TMS Therapy Success Stories

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Safe and Effective Treatment for Depression Nothing spells S U C C E S S  like results, so when it comes to finding a treatment for major depression that actually produces positive results the news should be shared far and wide.  Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an alternative therapy for treating individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD)…

TMS Therapy Cost

TMS Therapy Cost

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Therapy Cost When it comes to your mental health, getting the treatment and care needed is of paramount importance, and living with persistent depression is no exception.  Many who have struggled for years with the debilitating effects of major depressive disorder (MDD) have not found relief from the traditionally prescribed antidepressants and may…

Alternative Treatment for Severe Depression

Alternative Treatment for Severe Depression

Treatment for Severe Depression Using TMS Therapy First it was the Cymbalta.  Oh, how much hope one has when leaving the doctor’s office with a potential lifesaving prescription in hand.  After suffering in silence with serious depression, all hopes for relief are pinned to a drug that might just change life for the better.  Until…

Achieve TMS East Opens New Location in Pittsfield, MA

Treating Depression in Pittsfield with TMS Therapy Living life in the grip of depression is not really living at all.  Depression robs its victims of joy, replacing it with despair.  Depression takes away one’s motivation to do anything productive, leaving one listless, fatigued, and frustrated.  Those who suffer from treatment-resistant depression may have given up…