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What is naloxone?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The drug naloxone is sometimes called a "save shot" or a "rescue shot" because of its ability to bring someone back from an overdose. Brand names for naloxone are Narcan and Evzio. It has long been used in hospitals and by emergency medical technicians, but there is now a movement to expand …

It may take some time to get the general public used to the idea of treating mental illness with drugs many associate with hard partying, but the medical community is jumping aboard the psychedelics train<p>New Jersey psychiatrist Steven Levine first thought of using ketamine in his practice when a …

Depression

Why Won't the UK Legalize Ketamine as an Antidepressant?

People have been taking the dissociative anesthetic as a treatment for mental health illnesses for years, but there are specific roadblocks holding it back from widespread medicinal use.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>"It saved my life," says Tiffany Snow. "I would recommend it to anyone …

‘Club Drug’ Ketamine Provides Hope in Fight Against Depression

Scientists are increasingly convinced that ketamine, a popular “club drug,” may be a viable treatment option for people who suffer from depression. …

Ketamine, better known as the rave drug Special-K, could be our next anti-depressant

The anesthetic ketamine produces a trippy, dissociative sensation that’s made it a popular recreational drug on the club scene, where it’s better known as Special K. It also has an interesting side effect: the drug seems to rapidly improve symptoms in people with severe depression. Clinics have …