The article Interview: Veteran Shares How Ketamine Clinic Closings Hurt Patients was originally published on Microdose.
It’s been a bad time for ketamine therapy patients. First, the Biden administration announced the ending of Covid emergency measures around telemedicine. Then we had this recent run of clinic closings, with both KWC and Field Trip Health announcing closings.
But behind the headlines and falling stock prices, we are hearing how these changes are affecting patients. These personal stories of mental health are the reason the entire industry is here in the first place – yet it’s something we tend to overlook.
Adam Blazak, a US Army veteran, was receiving ketamine treatments for mental health issues. The treatments were working – until Ketamine Wellness Centers suddenly closed operations and left him without treatment options.
We sat down with Adam to discuss how veterans are being affected by these closures (and other limits to accessing psychedelic therapy).
See the full video below.
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