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Mental Health Awareness Week: COVID-19 mental health research

Mental Health Awareness Week: COVID-19 mental health research

Mental Health Awareness week takes place from 18 – 22 May, and, during the COVID-19 crisis ensuring good mental health is more important than...
Supporting the mental health of frontline NHS staff during COVID-19

Supporting the mental health of frontline NHS staff during COVID-19

Guidance has been issued to help support the mental health of frontline NHS staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. An academic review has highlighted the increased...
Cannabis vaping devices reimbursement approval for Canadian veterans

Cannabis vaping devices reimbursement approval for Canadian veterans

Medical cannabis vaping devices have received reimbursement approval for Canadian veterans. Signature By Liberty Leaf, a division of Liberty Leaf Holdings, has announced that it...
MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD approved by FDA

MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD approved by FDA

A new programme will enrol 50 PTSD patients for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy following FDA approval. The non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) was recently granted...
CMC calls on UK government to review medical cannabis policy

CMC calls on UK government to review medical cannabis policy

Today, the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) is calling on the UK government to urgently review medical cannabis policy relating to cannabis access. The call...
Why MDMA must be reclassified as a Schedule 2 drug

Why MDMA must be reclassified as a Schedule 2 drug

Amanda Feilding of the Beckley Foundation discusses the organisations new report ‘Roadmaps to Regulation: MDMA’ which recommends rescheduling MDMA to a Schedule 2 drug. MDMA...
World’s first magic mushroom nasal spray for PTSD and depression

World’s first magic mushroom nasal spray for PTSD and depression

PTSD and depression are two conditions that are being trialled for treatment with psilocybin. A ‘magic mushroom’ nasal spray has been designed to make microdosing...
Long-term use of opioids could increase risk of PTSD

Long-term use of opioids could increase risk of PTSD

Links have been drawn between long-term opioid use and increased risk of PTSD. According to a study published in Neuropsychopharmacology, long-term treatment with opioids could...
Brain injuries and PTSD: injuries change how we process fear

Brain injuries and PTSD: injuries change how we process fear

A UCLA team of psychologists and neurologists reports that a traumatic brain injury causes changes in a brain region called the amygdala; and the...
Rare sleep disorder common among veterans with PTSD

Rare sleep disorder common among veterans with PTSD

Military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or concussion suffer from a thrashing form of sleep behaviour at a rate that is far higher than...

Cannabis may hold promise to treat PTSD but more research is needed

Since the legalisation of cannabis for medical use in America and a number of other countries, more and more people are turning to cannabis...
Medical cannabis formulations

CanaQuest Medical Corp and their medical cannabis formulations

Discover CanaQuest Medical Corp, the company creating medical cannabis formulations with significant potential applications in the treatment of anxiety, addiction, depression, schizophrenia, and PTSD. The...

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