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Psychedelics and Mental Health: The Science and the Practice

Thursday, October 7, 2021 12pm to 1pm

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This session will discuss how psychedelic-assisted therapy can relieve suffering in depression and PTSD based on new clinical trials, how they may work with insights from brain imaging studies by the leading neuroscientist in this area and a pioneer in our understanding of the power of awe, how they can be culturally adapted and help reduce racial trauma by the leading therapist in this area, and further exploration of psychedelics and mental health from one of the pioneers of this method, with decades of experience in indigenous wisdom who is now training the next generation of therapists.

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This event is part of the Emotional Well-Being in 2021 Webinar Series, presented by the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and UCSF Office of Alumni Relations.

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Please pre-register to receive a link to the live event stream. You can also submit questions for the panelists in advance.