Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun July 27, 2014
PHOTO BY: Rusty Hubbard

Dr. Duong Nguyen prepares a patient for an electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, treatment at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton as registered nurse Mary Burks assists. For some people dealing with behavioral-health issues like thoughts of suicide, ECT treatments can reset the brain and diminish those thoughts.

Resetting the brain

Resetting the brain

Editor’s note: This is the second of two stories concerning the large number of mental-health cases, including suicide attempts, in Saline County and those who provide help for the patients. M.Y., who is 56 and a single mother of a teenage daughter, is very open about her depression, her attempts to end her life and the treatments she receives. In fact, she was open and brave enough to say that she could be identified by name in this st... READ MORE

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