The film examines the promising results of psychedelic-assisted therapy and its potential as a viable treatment for these debilitating conditions.
Penn Psychedelics Collaborative hosts “Psychedelics & a Road to Recovery“, film screening and panel discussion on ESPN documentary highlighting the potential benefits of psychedelic-assisted therapy for traumatic brain injury and mental health disorders.
Philadelphia, PA – Sunday, April 23rd, 2023
When: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: University of Pennsylvania – Perelman School of Medicine, Clinical Research Building
(CRB)'s Robert Austrian Auditorium
This documentary explores the experiences of former professional athletes who have suffered from symptoms related to traumatic brain injury and mental health disorders, that turned to psychedelic-assisted therapy, specifically with psilocybin, in hopes to improve their mental and physical wellbeing. The film examines the promising results of psychedelic-assisted therapy and its potential as a viable treatment for these debilitating conditions.
Following the film screening, the PPC will host a panel discussion with experts in the fields of neurology, TBI research, psychedelic-assisted therapy, and policy. The panelists will discuss the potential benefits of psychedelics in the treatment of traumatic brain injury, pathology and recovery in humans, drug development and treatment strategies, the current state of research & regulatory policy, and ethical considerations of using psychedelics in a therapeutic setting.
This event is open to the public and will take place on Sunday, April 23rd, 2023, at the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine CRB's auditorium. Doors open at 2:00 pm and the event begins promptly at 2:30 pm. Attendees should register in advance at www.wake.net/espn
“We hope that this event will increase awareness and spark a larger conversation about the use of psychedelics in the treatment of these conditions.” – Mia Lowry, The Spore Group
Event partners include The Spore Group, Wake, Reason for Hope, Penn Psychedelics Collaborative, Spotlight Media, and the Center for Neurotrauma, Neurodegeneration and Restoration.
For more information about the event or to register, please visit Wake.net/espn or email listed below.
Contact: Mia Lowry, Director of Outreach
Phone: (717) 319-4975
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