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May 13, 2022
Ketamine therapy pioneer Field Trip has partnered with telehealth company Nue Life to bring psychedelic treatments into the home.
January 7, 2022
Psychedelics have huge potential to treat a range of mental illnesses. Field Trip Health is one of dozens of companies to leap into a sector reminiscent of the early days of the cannabis craze.
Psychedelics seem poised to help a lot of people in a lot of pain.
Oregonians will soon have a front-row seat to what researchers and enthusiasts have dubbed the “psychedelic renaissance.”
Scientists are designing new psychedelic-inspired drugs that don’t yet exist, which might have effects no one can yet describe.
A doctor and a psychologist say Health Canada’s move to allow physicians to request restricted psychedelic drugs for patients as part of their psychotherapy is a positive step toward transforming mental-health care.
The mind-altering drug has been shown to help people suffering from anxiety and depression. But how it helps, who it will serve, and who will profit are open questions.
We're doubling down on our mission to expand to new markets and bring the power of psychedelic-assisted therapy to the mainstream, as evidenced by our latest hire: Vicki Reed, a former CMO of Peloton, is joining the company as our Chief Growth Officer.
At least 12 ketamine clinics are operating in the Seattle area. The clinics, which have been sprouting across North America the past couple of years, use the drug to treat mental illness.
VR looks to cover the unmet need of assisting people unfamiliar with the use of psychedelics in clinical settings.
Quick Trip: Companies like Atai and Field Trip are developing second-generation psychedelic drugs that have modified duration times in an effort to condense therapy into a two-hour window.
It's a question as old as human consciousness: what happens after we die? While we may never have a full answer, there are plenty of first-hand accounts from individuals who have perhaps touched the boundaries between life and the great unknown via near death experiences (NDEs). In this episode of Spiraling, VICE producer Zeke Spector tries to conquer his own fear of death by attempting to recreate the conditions of an NDE in order to try and understand understand what death might teach us about life itself.
Psychedelic drug therapy is gaining popularity. Lauren had a traumatic delivery of her twins and carried the trauma with her, and she is about to try her first sessions of ketamine therapy. Vice president of the Field Trip Health Care Practice Matt Emer shares what the treatment entails. Watch as Lauren undergoes this treatment and shares how she feels just afterward.
"I've had depression for years now. I finally turned to a ketamine clinic for help."
After a 25 year military career, including two tours of Afghanistan, former master corporal Scott Atkinson struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, and chronic pain. After finding some relief in medical cannabis, he became interested in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. Then, he went through six sessions of ketamine therapy at our Toronto clinic. “It’s changed my life,” he says. “It’s given me a way to go now. I’m not as angry all the time. The anxiety isn’t there all the time. It’s better with my family and with my kids. A year ago I was a completely different person.”
A W5 investigation into an unconventional treatment for severe depression and PTSD that involves the drug ketamine.
Jon Hopkins timed his upcoming album to the length of a ketamine high, while apps are using AI music to tailor drug experiences. Welcome to a techno-chemical new frontier.
Housewives in the Hills are doing it. Hipsters in Los Feliz, too. L.A. has became ground zero for a new hallucinogen boom, with ayahuas ca ceremonies now as common as barbecues. But is microdosing shrooms really the answer to what ails Angelenos?
Patrick Fletch speaks to Toronto Life about his experience with Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy at Field Trip Health.
Where to go for guided trips in Toronto.
Janine Bajnauth speaks to Toronto Life about her experience with Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy at Field Trip Health.
Ronan Levy, our executive chairman, speaks with Toronto life about the impact and future of psychedelic therapies.
Psychedelics may be one of the biggest recent breakthroughs in the mental health world, and Toronto’s Field Trip Health is determined to couple it with one of the oldest treatments in the book — psychotherapy.
Doctors are looking into psychedelics to possibly reduce anxiety and depression. NBC News’ Maya Eaglin reports on the new wave of mental health care.
Depression, often characterized by feelings of worthlessness, profound apathy, exhaustion and persistent sadness, affects 320 million people around the world. In a typical year in the U.S., roughly 16 million adults, or 7 percent, suffer from a depression-related illness such as major depression, bipolar disorder or dysthymia. Roughly one-third of those who seek treatment won't respond to verbal or conventional drug therapies. Magic-mushroom therapy is offering some hope for these hopeless cases.
Psilocybin and MDMA represent a first wave of therapies that help patients by changing the way they view reality.
Scientists treating depression and a range of other mental illnesses have been running controlled trials using MDMA and psychedelic drugs such as LSD and the results have been encouraging.
The growing legitimacy of psychedelics as therapies promises to transform how we view the extraordinary, writes Ed Prideaux of BBC.
The Globe and Mail surveys the current landscape in the psychedelic industry, and names some big key players in the Canadian space (us included!). Check out what executive chairman Ronan Levy has to say about the future of psychedelic drugs in modern medicine.
Resorts are starting to wake up to the appeal of mind expansion.
Scientists are working on a pharmaceutical device to help give people the best possible experiences on the likes of DMT and LSD.
Anna Mehler Paperny, author of the book Hello I Want To Die Please Fix Me, explores what it's like to take ketamine as a treatment option for treatment-resistant depression and discusses the landscape of current options in psychedelic treatment.
Field Trip Health stock on Thursday finished higher in its first day on the Nasdaq, making it the latest psychedelics-focused company hoping to use a big U.S. exchange to attract investors.
Keeping up with the surge of "cure-all" wellness fads is a job in and of itself. In our column Wellness Inspector, we do the work for you, closely examining these trends to see if they're worth your hard-earned pennies—or whether they're just hype.
After a half century spent waging war on drugs, Americans seem ready to sue for peace. The 2020 elections brought plenty of proof that voters have leapt ahead of politicians in recognizing both the failures of the drug war and the potential of certain illicit drugs as powerful tools for healing.
Today, a Google turn ups the number for the Psychedelic Peer Support Line, sponsored by Fireside Project, launched in April as a one-year pilot offering limited hours Thursdays through Mondays. The support line, which can be reached by texting or calling 62-FIRESIDE (623-473-7433), was envisioned by former lawyer Joshua White in the early months of the pandemic, when the possibility of widespread psychedelic healing was the one thing giving him hope.
A new study by researchers at Yale University has shown that a single dose of psilocybin given to mice prompted an immediate and long-lasting increase in connections between neurons. Psilocybin is a naturally occurring compound found in magic mushrooms and has been touted as a potential treatment for depression in recent years. However, the mechanics of exactly how psilocybin works in the brain and how long beneficial results might last is still unclear.
Psilocybin, a psychedelic compound that can be derived from over 200 species of mushroom, can remodel connections in the mouse brain. That is the conclusion of a new study that examined structural changes in the brain that might explain psilocybin’s enduring antidepressant effects.
Funded in part by Tim Ferriss, the Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation will tackle the many unanswered legal questions facing psychedelic-assisted therapy.
This First Person article is the experience of Julian Uzielli, an associate producer with CBC Radio's Podcast Playlist. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Reddit LinkedIn Email Julian Uzielli says ketamine therapy has helped his chronic depression. Now, clinics are opening across Canada.
Field Trip Medical Director Dr. Michael Verbora & Executive Chairman Ronan Levy sit down with Nuvo Magazine to examine the current landscape of psychedelic healthcare, with an emphasis on our method of healing and the legalities of psilocybin.
The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the spiraling mental health crisis in Canada. Here to talk about how psychedelic drug therapy can help is psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow.
The former heavyweight champion says psychedelics would have helped him with his mental health during his career. Some scientists and companies agree.
One of the consequences of the pandemic is the dramatic growth of Telehealth and Telemedicine. But how can doctors and providers best care for their patients when they are not physically in front of them? What do doctors wish patients knew in order to make sure they are getting the best results even though they are not actually in the office? How can Telehealth approximate and even improve upon the healthcare that traditional doctors’ visits can provide?
A bill to legalize possession of psychedelics in California was approved by the California Senate on Tuesday. The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Scott Wiener (D), which previously cleared three committees, passed 21-16 on the floor.
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