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1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experienced mental illness in 2019

(https://www.nami.org/mhstats)


Did you know

that entheogenic plants and mushrooms can treat mental health challenges like treatment resistant depression and anxiety among others?


Vocabulary:

Entheogenic plants and fungi:

Natural plant substances that show great promise in treating many mental health crises, including depression and have been used for millennia to increase health and well being.


Executive Summary:

  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the entheogenic compound psilocybin a “Breakthrough Therapy” designation for the second time in just over a year.

  • Patients with Treatment Resistant Major Depressive Disorder were treated with entheogenic mushrooms and showed significant decreases in depressive symptoms for up to 6 months

  • Substances from entheogenic plants have been shown to encourage the brain’s neuroplasticity and promote the growth of neurons.


Supportive articles:

FDA Calls Entheogenic/ Psychedelic Psilocybin a 'Breakthrough Therapy' for Severe Depression


Psychedelics/entheogens Promote Structural and Functional Neural Plasticity


60 Minutes - Psilocybin Sessions: Psychedelics/entheogens Could Help People with Addiction and Anxiety


Take Action:

Depression, anxiety, PTSD, addiction, and suicidal ideation are THE health crisis of our time, and have begun to worsen due to COVID. Entheogens can help…ask your GR City Commissioner to vote to decriminalize.



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