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Treating Alcoholism with Psychedelics: The New Science

Treating Alcoholism with Psychedelics: The New Science
Event on 2017-06-28 19:30:00
A team of NYU researchers is conducting a study into the effect of psilocybin on alcohol dependence. Dr. Sarah Mennenga, a member of this team, will share a firsthand look at this groundbreaking research that aims to determine whether psilocybin-assisted treatment produces rapid, substantial and sustained reductions alcoholism and addiction and improvements in quality of life, as well as increasing understanding of how the psilocybin experiences bring about persisting positive change.

An estimated 88,000 people (approximately 62,000 men and 26,000 women) die from alcohol-related causes annually, making alcohol the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Join us to discuss the potential of psychedelics to address substance abuse and other mental health issues.

at The Alchemist’s Kitchen
21 East 1st St.
New York, United States

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