Mysteries of Mental Illness

Psychedelics and Mental Illness

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As psychedelic drugs became synonymous with the counter-culture of the 1960s, they were labeled as more dangerous than they actually are, delaying research into them. Recently we've learned more about the chemical makeup of these substances and how they can be helpful in alleviating addiction, anxiety, and depression.

Aired: 06/23/21

Rating: NR

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