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Joined August 2013
We're humbled by the donations we received after the government's ignorant response to the Dame Carol Black Review 🙏 Never has our mission been so important and we're committed to gathering more evidence to fight for the truth about drugs! Help us fight drugscience.org.uk/support-d…
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Check this conversation with @ProfDavidNutt and @Drug_Science There is so much going on in Canada and the UK regarding access to #psilocybin and far more progress to be made. Public Education will be crucial. @TheraPsil
A terminal diagnosis can provoke severe #depression and #anxiety and #psychedelictherapy offers peace for end-of-life patients, but few ever receive it. Spencer Hawkswell joins @ProfDavidNutt to discuss the right to try #psilocybin #therapy 👇 drugscience.org.uk/podcast/5… @Therapsil
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A terminal diagnosis can provoke severe #depression and #anxiety and #psychedelictherapy offers peace for end-of-life patients, but few ever receive it. Spencer Hawkswell joins @ProfDavidNutt to discuss the right to try #psilocybin #therapy 👇 drugscience.org.uk/podcast/5… @Therapsil
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And yet we're only just beginning to talk about decriminalisation in PARTS of ONE city!
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Are you Autistic? Have you ever used psychedelic drugs/ketamine/MDMA? We want to hear about your experiences: uclpsych.eu.qualtrics.com/jf…
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The goals of the 1971 UN convention are to balance two things: to “combat abuse” and, to ensure that scientific and medical availability is not unduly restrictive. It is pretty clear that they have got that balance wrong when it comes to psychedelics. psychedelichealth.co.uk/2022…
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A reminder that TOMORROW is our virtual evening conference for medical professionals. We have an expert line-up of GPs who know the ins and outs of medical cannabis prescribing. Get your ticket now and share with a doctor or nurse you know: eventbrite.co.uk/e/medical-c…
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Big news in #psychedelicresearch! 👇 @awakn_ls announces results from phase II #ketamine trial: In the treatment of alcohol addiction, Ketamine-assisted therapy outperformed placebo by a statistically significant amount, paving the way for phase III trials awaknlifesciences.com/awakn-…
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The best part is that Awakn are conducting this trial in partnership with the NHS so if approved, ketamine-therapy would be an accessible treatment!
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Drug Science (ISCD) retweeted
Global coalition launches initiative to reschedule psilocybin under UN Convention on Psychotropic Substances. Proud to acknowledge partners & advisory board @MAPS @RickDoblin @BeckleyResearch @Drug_Science @MindMedicineAU @ACNIERIKA @OPEN_fndn @b_neuro @ScottLeckie @WKScholten
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Next Thursday evening we're hosting some of the leading experts when it comes to GP prescribing of medical cannabis. The virtual webinar is aimed at medical professionals, and you can get your ticket here: eventbrite.co.uk/e/medical-c…
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We've been in communication with the Australian government for a while, providing evidence for them to support psychedelic #research, and we're immensely proud to be involved with the #Psilocybin for #Anorexia trial that this grant will fund. @ProfDavidNutt
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Who'd have thought that our founder Professor David Nutt (@ProfDavidNutt) would ever make it to TikTok?!? Really fantastic work Davina, you nailed the Bristolian pronunciation of #Psilocybin tiktok.com/@davinacomedy/vid…
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This weekend on Radio 3, @ProfDavidNutt looks back on the childhood that gave him the confidence to #challenge established opinion, and reveals which #music he plays to his patients during psychedelic #therapy sessions! ✨ Tune in! 👇 bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001382…
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Living on a council estate, he felt out of place at #Bristol Grammar School, and was a very anxious child who couldn’t sleep. At night he used to creep to the stairs to hear the Proms drifting up from his father’s radio.
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Today we have released a message to our patients with Project Twenty21: achievements made through the project and changes coming into effect that all patients need to be aware of as we move into 2022. We thank all our patients for their support thus far. drugscience.org.uk/project-t…
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