Could psychedelic drugs revolutionise mental health care in the UK? | ITV News
- Sarah Norris
The UK’s first psychedelic assisted therapy clinic of its kind plans to open its doors to the public this autumn.
The clinic wants to combine psychedelic drugs – including ketamine, magic mushrooms and MDMA – with psychotherapy to treat patients with a wide range of mental health problems.
Dr Ben Sessa, consultant psychiatrist at Awakn Life Sciences in Bristol, believes psychedelic assisted psychotherapy will turn on its head the way traditional pharmacology is used in psychiatry.
Natalia Jorquera reports.
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