Virtual Reality as Instructional Technology in Schools

When most people think of Virtual Reality (VR) they probably think of gaming – not classrooms. This technology has an increasing presence in K-12 schools as well. National Mental Health Innovation Center works with schools in our Tech Innovation Network to implement virtual reality and other technologies to improve mental health outcomes in schools, and there is also a growing …

Insights into the use of Ketamine for Depression

Last month the F.D.A. approved the use of esketamine as an antidepressant for individuals that have tried at least two other treatments for depression. Esketamine is the first ketamine-derived medicine, meaning that it is molecularly part of ketamine. At NMHIC, we have been aware of the use of ketamine for depression, but for a majority of the population this is …