Depression

Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy

Billings Clinic Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy Billings Clinic's equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP) program is used to treat a variety of mental health and human development needs. EAP incorporates horses, a mental health professional, a horse specialist, and patients in a joint effort to facilitate emotional growth and learning.

Conditions and needs treated by equine-assisted therapy include:
  • Behavioral issues
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Substance abuse disorders
  • Eating disorder
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Depression

In a troubling sign that anxiety and depression are taking hold of America's youth, new research shows a doubling since 2008 in the number of kids and teens who've been hospitalized for attempted suicide or suicidal thoughts.

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Depression

Regular exercise can reduce your risk of depression, no matter what your age or where you live, research suggests.

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Depression

In a small, early study, a nasal spray containing the club drug ketamine appears to quickly help ease depression and even curb thoughts of suicide.

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Depression

Before you give up on your exercise program, know that new research suggests the decision may put more than your fitness at risk.

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Depression

Depression can raise your risk of developing an irregular heart rhythm that's been linked to stroke and heart failure, a new study suggests.

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