Most Addiction Specialists Support Legalized Therapeutic Psychedelics
A recent survey revealed how psychedelic therapy is viewed by medical professionals in the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.
Of the 145 respondents:
- 64% believe that psychedelics show promise in treating substance use disorders
- 82% agree that the drugs show promise in treating psychiatric disorders like depression
- 75% were in favour of legalizing psychedelics for therapeutic uses
Interest is growing among patients too – the vast majority of specialist said they had discussed psychedelic experiences with at least one patient.