Patient hopes Canada will introduce regulations for psychotherapy with ‘magic mushrooms’

Psilocybin one of several psychedelics being given temporary legal exemptions to help ease emotional suffering Camille Bains · The Canadian Press · Posted: Jan 18, 2021 10:13 AM PT | Last Updated: January 18 As the first terminally ill cancer patient in Canada to legally use so-called magic mushrooms to treat anxiety, Thomas Hartle is hopeful that more temporary approvals from the federal […]

Canadian entrepreneur gifts $5 million to help create psychedelic research centre for mental health

TORONTO — Canadian tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist Sanjay Singhal was in his early 30s when he was first diagnosed with bipolar disorder. It had been a lifelong struggle — one moment feeling great, then suddenly mentally paralyzed and unable to get out of bed for three straight days. “When I went manic, I would […]

‘People are desperate to heal’: The push for psychedelic-assisted therapy in Canada

By Kamyar Razavi & Robin Gill Global News Posted June 12, 2021 3:00 am Updated September 9, 2021 10:14 am Laurie Brooks describes her experience taking psychedelic mushrooms as a journey — one that helped her find answers to some of her most important life questions. The 54-year-old mother of four from Abbotsford, B.C., was diagnosed in 2018 with […]

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