mental health

Study Links Cannabis Use to Decreased Odds of Cognitive Decline

Marijuana use is associated with lower odds of subjective cognitive decline (SCD), according to a new study, with people who…

March 1, 2024

California’s Prop 1 Would Expand Forced Treatment, Advocates Warn

On March 5, California voters will decide on Proposition 1. The ballot measure, backed by Governor Gavin Newsom (D) would…

February 28, 2024

MDMA Close to Being Legal Medicine, as FDA Grants Priority Review

MDMA is getting ever closer to becoming a legal medicine. The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now expediting…

February 15, 2024

EU to Fund Study of Psilocybin for Patients in Palliative Care

The European Union is putting money into a psychedelic study with patients who are receiving palliative care for incurable illnesses.…

January 26, 2024

The Tightrope of Talking About Mental Health in Prison

Dan*, a 40-something prisoner in Tennessee’s South Central Correctional Facility (SCCF), wants to make it clear that he doesn't intend…

January 16, 2024

What’s the Best Way Forward for Psilocybin in Connecticut?

A group of Connecticut lawmakers has heard testimony from advocates and other experts on psilocybin access, mental health and decriminalization…

January 12, 2024

New Jersey Set to Create Non-Police Mental Health Crisis Response Teams

A New Jersey bill would create non-police emergency response teams in cities, enabling social workers, rather than law enforcement, to…

January 10, 2024

Ukraine to Legalize Medical Marijuana, Amid PTSD From Russia Invasion

Ukrainian lawmakers have given final approval to a bill legalizing medical marijuana nationally, sending it to be signed into law…

December 21, 2023

FDA Weighing New Application to Approve Prescription MDMA

A psychedelics-focused drug development company is officially asking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to review an application to approve…

December 13, 2023

Why Oregon Psilocybin Services Draw Many Clients From Out of State

Oregon will soon be hitting the six-month mark since its first-in-the-nation psilocybin centers first started offering legal, if strictly regulated,…

November 30, 2023