The New York Times: ‘A Hail Mary’: Psychedelic Therapy Draws Veterans to Jungle Retreats

Summary: “After listening to a story about ayahuasca and trauma on the radio, [Rudy Gonsior] became fascinated by the idea that healing deep wounds requires grappling with their roots,” says The New York Times in a recent article highlighting the personal experiences of a group of veterans who sought healing in ayahuasca. The article explores the rise of interest in ayahuasca and alludes to reasons that may be influencing its popularity, including limitations with current mental health treatments, an increase in mental health challenges, and promising results from research into the safety and efficacy of psychedelic-assisted therapies in clinical settings.

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