PSYCHEDELIC-ASSISTED THERAPY FOR YOUTH AND WHAT WE KNOW FROM ADULT STUDIES
Psychedelic-assisted therapy has garnered national media coverage over the last several years and is touting significant benefits for adult mental health. Part of the Phase III clinical trials, however, will be soliciting adolescents as participants in this alternative therapy. An overview of the research in psychedelic-assisted therapy and what this would look like for adolescents will keep school psychologists informed on this potential treatment for youth who struggle with a variety of mental health concerns.
Keywords: Social-emotional intervention, PTSD, depression, anxiety.
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