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Achieve TMS East To Host Informational Open House Today

NORTHAMPTON — Achieve TMS East, a new deep TMS treatment center for depression, will host an informational open house today, April 27, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at its Northampton location, 47 Pleasant St., Suite 1-NW. While there, guests will get to witness a hands-on demonstration of Achieve TMS East’s deep TMS treatment. Clinicians, local businesses, and the general public are encouraged to attend. Admission is free, and refreshments will be provided.

Achieve TMS East, with locations in Northampton, Springfield, Amherst, Worcester, and Pittsfield, is the first in Western Mass. to offer Brainsway’s Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), launching a new era in the treatment of depression. Major depression — a condition characterized by feelings of deep sadness and loss of interest in life — is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in the U.S. It affects moren than 15 million adults overall, and approximately one out of six people in the U.S. will suffer a major depressive episode in their lifetime.

Brainsway’s Deep TMS, a safe, non-invasive treatment, is based on patents filed by the National Institute of Health and has been FDA-cleared since 2008. It has been tested in more than 60 clinical studies in leading institutions worldwide. Deep TMS treatment stimulates the brain region responsible for depression and brings significant improvement to patients. The 20-minute outpatient treatments allow for little to no disruption in a patient’s daily activity. Immediately after treatment, patients are able to drive home and return to their daily routine, including work commitments. Additionally, 75{06cf2b9696b159f874511d23dbc893eb1ac83014175ed30550cfff22781411e5} of Brainsway Deep TMS patients have had positive response rates following a six-week period of treatment.

Achieve TMS East hosts open houses the fourth Thursday of every month. Visit achievetmseast.com or call (413) 203-6922 for additional information.

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