Researchers investigating the use of MDMA and magic mushrooms to treat mental health

Andrew Chounding
By Andrew Chounding
Updated May 23 2022 - 4:42am, first published 4:20am
MAGIC: New research into psychedelics could open the door to new treatments for people with mental health illnesses. Picture: Supplied

New research into psychedelics like MDMA or psilocybin could open the door to new treatments for people suffering from depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder according to a researchers.


Andrew Chounding

Andrew Chounding

Journalist & Health Reporter, The Examiner

An experienced multi-platform journalist focusing on the issues that impact health in Tasmania. With a background in social research and public policy, health reporting for Andrew is about ensuring the best health outcomes for the Northern Tasmanian community. Contact Andrew at: or 0437 358 262

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