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‘Better treatments’: Government to fund psychedelic drugs trials to treat mental illness – Sydney Morning Herald

Clinical trials using magic mushrooms, ecstasy and other psychedelic drugs will get government funding to pursue potential breakthrough therapies for debilitating…

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Clinical trials using magic mushrooms, ecstasy and other psychedelic drugs in potential breakthrough therapies for debilitating mental illnesses will be funded by the federal government as part of global efforts to advance innovative treatments.
There is growing international evidence showing substances such as ketamine, psilocybin and MDMA can successfully treat resistant mental illnesses, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, when used in a controlled environment and supported…

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