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Psychedelics are being held up as a potential solution to the growing need for mental health treatment. But, magic mushrooms are not magic bullets. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Alberta’s new policy on psychedelic drug treatment for mental illness: Will Canada lead the psychedelic renaissance?

Alberta’s new policy on psychedelic-assisted therapy for mental illness may set a precedent that moves Canadians one step closer to accepting psychedelics as medicinal substances.
Research over the last decade has shown MDMA-assisted psychotherapy to be effective in treating PTSD from military combat, sexual assault and childhood abuse. Now researchers are trialing MDMA with couples and finding promising results. (Shutterstock)

MDMA-assisted couples therapy: How a psychedelic is enhancing intimacy and healing PTSD

MDMA is better known as the party psychedelic Ecstasy or Molly. Used clinically, together with psychotherapy, it reduces symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, and shows promise with couples.
New research into pill testing at festivals shows not everyone reacts to a test result the way you’d expect. from www.shutterstock.com

Can a $12 pill test for ecstasy save lives? Well, it’s complicated

New research shows some festival goers are willing to take a dodgy pill regardless of the test result. So, let’s use pill testing to educate them and others about reducing their risk.
If you or a friend become confused, very hot and sweaty, and possibly aggressive after taking a pill, seek help. from www.shutterstock.com

When to seek help after taking a pill

Illicit drugs can be dangerous. Read this before you use so you know what to look out for.

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