Nasal Suicide Spray
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1501 , Segment 5
Episode: Revisiting 2020: International News & Health
- Dec 31, 2020 9:00 pm
- 13:56 mins
A fast-acting nasal spray can ease depressive symptoms in people contemplating suicide. You can't buy it over the counter and it's only for emergencies. The FDA approved this spray just this past summer. Psychiatrist Gerard Sanacora participated in the research that led to this drug’s approval, and he’s a professor at Yale University’s school of medicine. (Originally aired Sept 8, 2020).