How psychedelic medicine is being used in the fight to end opioid addiction

CEO and co-founder of ATAI Life Sciences, Florian Brand explains why one psychedelic medicine might provide the key to fighting opioid addiction. 

No one wakes up one day and decides to become opioid dependent. You might have been warned against the risks – aware that there’s a chance of developing a tolerance or dependence on the drugs. At the start they block the pain and release that feel-good ...

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Dosed | Film Threat

What comes to mind when you think of psychedelic mushrooms? Laser light shows, college experimentation, The Grateful Dead? That’s normally what I think of. So in a way, I owe a debt to the compelling and insightful documentary Dosed, which brings to light a perhaps not-so-widely known use for psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms: therapy for depression, anxiety, and a host of other mental afflictions.

Adrianne, the film’s subject, is a ...

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