Clinical trial explores psychedelic treatments for PTSD in veterans

25th November 2020 A company exploring the efficacy of psychedelic treatments for PTSD in veterans has announced the international expansion of its Phase 2A clinical trials. The Mydecine trials are exploring psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy to treat chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel. The purpose of the trials is to explore how theContinue reading “Clinical trial explores psychedelic treatments for PTSD in veterans”

Ex-NHL enforcer Daniel Carcillo says magic mushrooms saved his life

After treatment with psychedelic drugs, former NHLer Daniel Carcillo says suicidal thoughts have left his head and the symptoms that made post-hockey life difficult have largely subsided. ‘I was lost.’ Ex-NHL enforcer Daniel Carcillo says magic mushrooms saved his life and offer real hope for mental health treatment By Dave FeschukSports Columnist Sat., Nov. 28, 2020timer6 min.Continue reading “Ex-NHL enforcer Daniel Carcillo says magic mushrooms saved his life”

A Navy SEAL veteran with PTSD said a ‘magic’ mushroom trip put an end to his depression

Julia Naftulin Nov 10, 2020, 3:58 PM Getty Before his first facilitated “magic” mushroom trip, Chad Kuske couldn’t escape his own road rage. If another driver pulled in front of him, he’d become consumed with anger, speeding ahead all of the cars on busy highways. For hours following a drive, Kuske couldn’t let go of theContinue reading “A Navy SEAL veteran with PTSD said a ‘magic’ mushroom trip put an end to his depression”

The case for funding psychedelics to treat mental health

The case for funding psychedelics to treat mental health Scientists are developing psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, into a treatment for depression. By Sigal Samuel  Oct 9, 2020, 1:30pm EDT Psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, is being investigated as a potential treatment for depression. Getty Images/iStockphoto This story is part of a group ofContinue reading “The case for funding psychedelics to treat mental health”