Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

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For patients with depression and/or bipolar disorder, Houston Behavioral Healthcare Hospital offers a therapeutic treatment option for patients who have been unresponsive or resistant to drug therapy. Electroconvulsive Therapy, commonly referred to as ECT, is one of the most effective procedures used to treat depression bipolar disorder, and other mental health disorders, The benefits include the high success rate, the lack of drug-to-drug interactions, none of the concerning side effects present in several medications plus it is a procedure covered by most insurance plans.

Treatments can be done while the patient is in the hospital or as an outpatient procedure. Our experienced psychiatrists, anesthesiologists, and ECT nursing staff provide a safe and comfortable environment for the procedure.

For more information about the procedure or to schedule services, call the ECT Department at