Could psychedelics hold the key to rural mental health crisis? An expert says her research shows promise
The E’ville Good heard from a doctor who’s involved in clinical trials with psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin, found in mushrooms, and MDMA, known as the party drug Ecstacy. Researchers found funding for a clinical trial during the pandemic to have patients try carefully curated doses of psychedelics under tightly controlled circumstances. Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, a neuroscientist, said patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain found relief in the clinical trial.