Psilocybin… promise for treating alcohol addiction…
Alcohol misuse kills around 95,000 people in the U.S. every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control, shortening lives by an average 26 years.
“One of the reasons is to prevent it from being grabbed by other people who might use it to get a monopoly and make it harder for people to receive this treatment,” Michael Bogenschutz, director of the NYU Langone Center for Psychedelic Medicine and senior author on the study said. “This is about making this treatment available, if it’s shown to be effective, to as many people as possible to treat hard to treat disorders.”
Original Article (Stat News):
Psilocybin shows promise for treating alcohol addiction, new study finds
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