EP 13: Suicide Prevention Case Study: How Nutrients Can Heal the Brain – Part 2

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EP 13: Suicide Prevention Case Study: How Nutrients Can Heal the Brain – Part 2

It’s National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and I am continuing this month’s special two-part series with licensed psychologist, Dr. Perry Passaro, and orthomolecular specialist, Dr. Albert Mensah. 

In this case study series, we are sharing Sara’s story. Sara is a young woman who spent two years receiving psychiatric treatment with absolutely no improvement in addition to two hospitalizations and two suicide attempts. 

In part one, we discussed how nutrients can heal the brain, the biochemical imbalances that lead to suicidal ideation, and why the current healthcare system needs a hands-on, multi-therapy approach. You can listen to the full episode here.

In part two, we look further into the underlying biochemical imbalances that were causing Sara’s severe anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation that led to hospitalizations and suicide attempts. 

In this case study, you will hear again from Dr. Perry Passaro and Dr. Albert Mensah. 

Dr. Passaro is a licensed psychologist and a licensed educational psychologist. He works with children, families, adolescents, and adults at the Anxiety and Depression Treatment Center in Newport Beach, California. He specializes in the treatment of behavioral disorders, anxiety, spectrum disorders, mood disorders, PTSD, and addiction. Dr. Passaro has been identified as one of the top 10 psychologists in Orange County, California. 

Dr. Mensah is the co-founder of Mensah Medical in Warrenville, Illinois, a clinic that specializes in the treatment of biochemical imbalances and the cognitive and physical disorders caused by those imbalances. Since 2005. Dr. Mensah has treated over 30,000 patients using all-natural non-pharmaceutical targeted nutrient therapy and is a world-renowned leader in orthomolecular medicine.

If you are feeling suicidal, please know that help is available. I encourage you to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 800-273-8255. 

Listen to the full episode to hear:

  • The importance of a comprehensive wellness valuation with a team of practitioners that includes counseling, biochemical testing, nutrient, and dietary therapy
  • Other forms of support that include movement meditation and other mindfulness practices
  • How the Acceptance and Commitment Therapy methodology is used in treatment  

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