The federal government is funding research into using psychedelics to treat mental illness. So, do they work? – ABC News

The federal government has announced it will pour millions of dollars into clinical trials testing whether psychedelics such as magic mushrooms and MDMA can help treat debilitating mental illnesses. Here’s what we know.
— Read on www.abc.net.au/news/2021-03-17/federal-government-research-psychedelics-treat-mental-illness/13256584

‘The ketamine blew my mind’: can psychedelics cure addiction and depression? | Health & wellbeing | The Guardian

This week sees the opening of the first UK high-street clinic offering psychedelic-assisted therapy. Could popping psilocybin be the future of mental healthcare?
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/mar/13/it-blew-my-mind-can-psychedelic-drugs-cure-addiction-depression

Ketamine—50 years in use: from anesthesia to rapid antidepressant effects and neurobiological mechanisms | SpringerLink

Over the past 50 years, ketamine has solidified its position in both human and veterinary medicine as an important anesthetic with many uses. More rec
— Read on link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s43440-021-00232-4