At Montana Psychiatry & Brain Health Center, we understand that finding treatment options for patients struggling with mental health illnesses can be complex. Dr. Amato and our team are committed to finding an individual treatment plan to fit your mental health concerns.
SPRAVATO is one of the treatment options we have to meet unresolved treatment-resistant depression. Montana Psychiatry & Brain Health Center is a Certified outpatient SPRAVTO treatment center in both our Billings and Bozeman locations. We encourage you to call us to learn more about SPRAVATO. We have also included below several videos and Frequently Asked Questions for you to learn more about this exciting option.
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING YOUR SPRAVATO TREATMENT
SPRAVATO PATIENT VIDEOS
SPRAVATO helped Nicole’s treatment-resistant depression.
Now, she is resuming her education and sharing her story.
Allison’s son tried many antidepressants without relief.
Now, because of SPRAVATO, Allison’s son is starting to feel like himself again.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SPRAVATO
Is Spravato covered by insurance?
Many insurance payers have included SPRAVATO as a covered benefit. Call your insurance company to find out more about coverage for SPRAVATO.
What is Spravato and how does it work?
SPRAVATO® is the first FDA-approved nasal spray medication, taken with an oral antidepressant, for treatment-resistant depression in adults
• If you’ve tried two or more antidepressants* without sufficient relief, talk to your healthcare provider to see if you may have treatment-resistant depression
*Of adequate dose and duration in your current episode.
The exact way that SPRAVATO® works is unknown.SPRAVATO® targets the N-methyl-Daspartate (NMDA) receptor and is believed to work differently than currently available oral antidepressants.
What can you expect in your first treatment visit?
Your healthcare provider will continue to be involved with your care during SPRAVATO® treatment and will be available to answer questions or address concerns as you undergo treatment. Your first visit to our certified SPRAVATO® treatment center will be a consultation.
• Receive your medical information from your healthcare provider.
• Conduct our intake assessment to determine if SPRAVATO® may be right for you
• Verify your insurance information as part of the eligibility confirmation
If SPRAVATO® is recommended, Dr. Amato and her team will build a treatment plan with you and enroll you in
What are the side effects of SPRAVATO?
We refer you to the SPRAVATO website to discover the common and serious side effects, safety information, and prescribing Information (including Boxed Warnings, and the Medication Guide).
*Spravato is a registered trademark of Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2022. All rights reserved.