Walden Psychiatric Associates Presents to Public on Integrative Treatment for Depression

On June 11th, Walden Psychiatric Associates hosted its first event, “Integrative Medicine for the Treatment of Depression; The Hype and the Hope” at the Black Rock Country Club in Hingham, MA. Walden Behavioral Care’s Chief Medical Officer, James Greenblatt, MD presented to an audience of 120 consumers and professionals about the innovative work that Walden Psychiatric Associates is doing at its locations in Waltham and Hingham, MA.

Integrative Medicine Provides Hope For Treating Depression, Other Mental Illnesses

Antidepressants have been a huge success – for the drug companies that sell them, not for the patients who take them. Speaking at a public presentation in Hingham, James Greenblatt, M.D., chief medical officer of Walden, said that because of direct-to-consumer-advertising, patient demand is such that 15 non-depressed patients are prescribed antidepressants for each depressed person who is prescribed antidepressants.