Episode from the podcastMetagenics Institute Podcast

Psychedelics for Mental Health

Released Monday, 26th April 2021
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In this episode, Nathan sits down with Tania de Jong and Dr Alana Roy from Mind Medicine Australia to discuss the use of psychedelics for mental health. Mind Medicine Australia (MMA) is a charity that seeks to alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness in Australia through expanding the treatment options available to medical practitioners and their patients. MMA are focused on the development of safe and effective psychedelic-assisted therapies to cure a range of mental illnesses.
*Highlights *
Types of psychedelics (6:00)
How psychedelics exert beneficial effects (8:30)
What the research is telling us (12:00)
What a session involves (20:00)
A discussion regarding psychedelic safety (25:50)
Accessibility of psychedelic medicines (31:00)
Mind Medicine Australia initiatives (33:00)
Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies (CPAT) (36:00)
*Useful Links and Resources: eg: *
Follow Metagenics on Instagram - @metagenics_anz (https://www.instagram.com/metagenics_anz/)
For a Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies -https://mindmedicineaustralia.org.au/certificate-i…
Link to the International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies - https://mindmedicineaustralia.org.au/international…
Watch this animation to find out why psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy needs to be available to those who are suffering - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSO8UTQvYUw
Link to news in this space - https://mindmedicineaustralia.org/news/
Psychiatrist Dr Paul Fitzgerald’s recent short article on the urgent need for innovation in this space - https://medium.com/@pbfitzgerald/the-challenges-of…