‘Ecstasy’ shows promise for post-traumatic stress treatment

An international study has shown that MDMA, also known as ecstasy, may be a valuable tool for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study demonstrated substantial improvements in individuals who had not responded to prior treatments. This is also, he adds, the most comprehensive evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD.

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Mental health wins record funding in New Zealand’s first ‘well-being budget’ – The Conversation AU

Mental health wins record funding in New Zealand’s first ‘well-being budget’  The Conversation AU

The New Zealand government has put a record NZ$1.9 billion mental health package at the centre of its well-being budget. It’s a welcome step in the right …

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