Don’t let depression keep you down.


If you’re feeling depressed, it can be hard to believe that there’s hope in sight. Depression can make you lose interest in spending time with people and doing things you enjoy. You need a fast and safe depression treatment solution with no lasting side effects and no risk of addiction.

Prescription drugs and counseling aren’t the only options! Alpha-Stim can help you break out of the darkness and get back into the swing of life.



What is Alpha-Stim?

The Alpha-Stim® AID is a small, FDA cleared, prescription device that uses Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) to alleviate depression. The technology is based on an exclusive patented waveform that’s the most researched and proven of its kind in CES devices.

The waveform passes between two electrodes that you clip on to your earlobes, providing depression treatment without the use of medication by sending a signal to your brain. You are able to set the power level to fit your comfort and many are not able to feel the electrical current at all.

Treatment can be done in the comfort of your own home or while at work and takes just 20 minutes to an hour per day. Over time, you can decrease treatments to every other day, then 2-3 times per week.


43% less depression

After 6 weeks of depression treatment, Alpha-Stim users experienced 43% improvement.1


50% improvement 82% of participants reported a decrease of ≥ 50% or greater in depression scores.2

Survey Shows Patients Feel Better with Alpha-Stim Than with Drugs

Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) Featured on Doctor Oz

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What Makes Alpha-Stim® Better Than Other CES Devices?

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How to Know if Alpha-Stim is Working for You

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How Much Does it Cost to Treat Depression?

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Antidepressant Withdrawal is Real. Alpha-Stim Provides a Safe Alternative

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MTV Teen Mom Star Relies on Alpha-Stim® to Treat His Depression

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Alpha-Stim Brings Non-Pharmaceutical Help for Depression During Holidays

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How Do Alpha-Stim, Pharmaceuticals and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Compare in Treating Anxiety, Insomnia and Depression?

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Alternative Treatment to Psychotropic Drugs with Dangerous Side Effects

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What people are saying…

“It’s been absolutely amazing. It has surpassed anything that I thought it could do. I laugh again. I smile again. I talk to people again. I would say that I’m a new person but in reality, I am back to who I used to be. That is priceless to me. I use my Alpha-Stim every day and I use it for about 40 minutes. I could never have imagined that it would have such a profound effect on me and my life.” – Emily Chambers

“I want to thank all of you for making the Alpha-Stim available. Within a week of using it, I experienced relief from clinical depression, which has stubbornly resisted treatment for over two years. Until I started using the Alpha-Stim, I had only partial relief with a SSRI antidepressant. Within three days, I noticed my sleep was much improved. Then, I noticed feeling more emotionally resilient. Today, I am almost back to the outgoing, spontaneous person I know myself to be!” – Sue Clark Lindh, Washington, 1999

“My daughter is only 13 years old, and she suffers with a metabolic disorder and biological depression. Due to her metabolic problem, she cannot take medications for pain or anxiety or depression. I found the Alpha-Stim, and doctors agreed with me—it was worth a try! Thanks to treatments with the Alpha-Stim and lots of prayers, our daughter is back in school this year. We feel it helped make a difference!” – Sarah Perich, Florida, 1997

I experienced the worst depression I have ever felt. I never have had depression until now. It’s the worst feeling ever. Makes the days go by so much slower. I went to my doctor, hoping for medicine. Instead he let me try Alpha- Stim. This product ended up being a life changer! It is awesome! – Angie Lamborghini

I suffered from mental fatigue that lead to depression for 8 years. I went to every kind of doctor available, but found no working treatment. When I was recommended the Alpha-Stim treatment, I thought it was going to be another big waste of money and believed it would not work. I was wrong. I now am not hindered mentally and have started living my life to the fullest. This device has been one of the biggest blessings in my life.”
– Griffin McGinley

About 4 years ago, a doctor introduced me to Alpha-Stim. It has absolutely changed my life, and has allowed me to treat my depression without any medications. The effects seem absolutely natural. – Mark Joseph, California


How It Works

Your moods and emotions are controlled through electrochemical signals in your brain. When these signals aren’t functioning properly, the hormones and neurotransmitters that regulate your emotions can become unbalanced. By modulating the brain’s electrochemical signals, you can safely and effectively improve your mood and experience better sleep.

By wearing earclips for 20-60 minutes per day, most users notice some improvement after just 1-3 weeks of depression treatment. Alpha-Stim’s effect is cumulative, meaning each therapy session is potentially more and more effective—so it won’t lose its effect over time, as with many medications.

Alpha-Stim electrotherapy for depresssion is designed to help you avoid or reduce the need for medications, but it is safe to use in conjunction with prescriptions or over-the-counter medications.

How it works

Our hospitals are doing some really exciting things to combat chronic pain and take care of our veterans. There are VA hospitals that are using alpha-stimulation devices to treat pain and depression. That’s only going to continue and keep getting better. And we are getting there.  

Robert McDonald, VA Secretary

Words fall short in expressing the depth of gratitude I feel toward such an effective treatment available for people, like me, who have suffered from depression and anxiety.

Lee Jones, Alabama

My observation is that Alpha-Stim therapy is as robust as medication treatment; the amazing thing is that there really are no side effects.

Brian S. Earthman, MD, US Army Reserve Medical Corps., Texas

Since the Pentagon attack on September 11, 2001, I’ve suffered from anxiety, depression, and insomnia that have made it difficult to function. I now use Alpha-Stim daily, and my life has definitely become more manageable.

Dan Sweet, US Military veteran, Virginia

Alpha-Stim has helped me immeasurably; my mood is balanced, and I don’t know what I would have done without it.

Nabil Drief, England

After 3 months, I feel like a new person. I would recommend Alpha-Stim to anyone suffering from depression or anxiety.

Laine Downing, Texas

I have been lighthearted and happy …the depression and anxiety are next to nil.

Sharon Lee, MS, Washington

About 4 years ago, a doctor introduced me to Alpha-Stim. It has absolutely changed my life, and has allowed me to treat my depression without any medications. The effects seem absolutely natural.

Mark Joseph, California

I have been using the Alpha-Stim for treatment of insomnia and depression.  The change in how I feel is amazing; it is like a miracle.

Alicia Brink, Texas

I have been using Alpha-Stim for 9 weeks for depression and anxiety. I have noticed a definite improvement in my mood…I laugh more and am more relaxed.

Jenny, England

Start relieving your depression today.



  1. Bystritsky A, Kerwin L, Feusner J. A pilot study of Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation for generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 2008; 69:412-417. Presented at the American Psychiatric Association meeting, San Francisco, 2009.
  2. Barclay TH, Barclay RD. A clinical trial of Cranial Electrotherapy Simulation for anxiety and comorbid depression. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2014; 164:171-77. Presented at the American Psychological Association National Conference, Honolulu, July 2013.

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