The evolution of ECT to treat severe depression and anxiety

October 21, 2021
Hannah Wyatt Sultan hugging her nurse Leah Moser before her last ECT treatment at UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital in Longmont on Sept. 23, 2021. Hannah Wyatt Sultan hugging her nurse Leah Moser before her last ECT treatment at UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital in Longmont on Sept. 23, 2021. Andrea Dukakis/CPR News
Hannah Wyatt Sultan hugging her nurse Leah Moser before her last ECT treatment at UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital in Longmont on Sept. 23, 2021.

Many people already struggling with anxiety and depression say their problems intensified during the pandemic. Hannah Wyatt Sultan shares her journey of recovery using ECT or electroconvulsive therapy. Dr. Konoy Mandal is a psychiatrist at UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital in Longmont. He directs the hospital's ECT unit.

Editor's Note: A previous version of this post misspelled Hannah Wyatt Sultan's name.