The mental healthcare crisis is escalating: Are Psychedelic Medicines the Solution? Can psychedelics health North America fight against anxiety, depression and addiction?
It is well known that during these unprecedented times of lockdowns and fear, our society’s mental health has taken a toll. Unfortunately, few realize how dire the situation has become.
In some respects, this pandemic has accelerated other health care crises: such as the addiction and overdose crisis, the depression crisis, and the anxiety crisis.
These crises can be hard to see when the illnesses are often hidden by those that are experiencing them, out of shame.
However, we can’t start talking about solutions to the problem until we see how big the problem is.
Therefore, in this episode, we are going to take a look at:
1. Some of the data regarding addiction, depression, and anxiety levels during the pandemic, and show you how stark this increase has been;
2. We will discuss a novel solution which has a lot of evidence backing it up: using psychedelics like magic mushrooms and LSD to treat these maladies of the mind;
Enjoy the episode!
0:00 – Intro
1:37 – Increased rates of Anxiety, Depression & Addiction in North America
6:24 – Psychedelic inspired medicines – potential solutions?
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