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Athens News Matters: Ketamine for Depression is More Widely Available in Georgia

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A vial of Ketamine

Ketamine is an approved surgical anesthetic that can have mind-altering effects. The psychedelic has also been used illegally at dance clubs and raves. But growing evidence suggests a healing benefit for those whose depression has not been helped by traditional antidepressants.

As GPB’s Ellen Eldridge reports, ketamine for depression is becoming more widely available in Georgia.