Psilocybin Mushrooms Show Promise For Treating Alcohol Addiction

Psilocybin Mushrooms Show Promise For Treating Alcohol Addiction

Researchers at NYU have released the results of a new study using psilocybin, the active ingredient in psychedelics, to reduce alcohol abuse. NBC News’ medical fellow Dr. Akshay Syal explains how doctors were able to use clinical trials with magic mushrooms along with psychotherapy to treat alcohol addictions. 

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