Psychedelic Drug Could Help Treat Addictions, Study Shows

Psychedelic Drug Could Help Treat Addictions, Study Shows


Two doses of psilocybin pills, along with psychotherapy, helped people with alcohol use disorder reduce drinking for at least eight months after their first treatments, results from the largest clinical trial of its kind show. The theory is that psilocybin makes the brain more malleable. NBC News’ Harry Smith spoke with a few people who participated in the study about their experience.

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