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Treatment for mental health patients to expand at Community Hospital
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Community Hospital has launched a new outpatient psychiatric clinic to provide evaluations and treatment for those with mild to moderate depression and other mental health illnesses.

The program — part of the MemorialCare Center for Mental Health & Wellness at Community Hospital Long Beach — introduces a new, noninvasive treatment for depression, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.

Dr. Todd Hutton, a psychiatrist at Community Hospital, said the TMS procedure is more humane than shock treatment.

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