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Blanchardville Public Library


October 2024

Psychedelics as Medicines: What is Real, and What is Hype?

October 16, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Blanchardville Public LIbrary, 208 Mason St.
Blanchardville, WI 53506 United States
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Psychedelics such as LSD (“acid”) and psilocybin (“magic mushrooms”) were scorned by the medical community for decades, but recent evidence suggests these drugs can treat some of the most intractable psychiatric disorders. Psychedelics show a lot of promise, but also generate a lot of unfounded hype. This talk will review the history and current research, and discuss implications for improving mental health and understanding the nature of consciousness. Matthew Banks Professor - UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health |…

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