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Mind Medicine Australia Media Releases

Covid-19 Significant Societal and Mental Health Impacts Highlights Urgent Need for Innovation in Treatments for Mental Illness

Mind Medicine Australia, 30 September, 2020

Mind Medicine Australia exists to help alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness in Australia through expanding the treatment options available to medical practitioners and their patients. We already had a major mental health epidemic prior to this pandemic, and this is being severely exacerbated as noted. New treatments are urgently needed to heal those who have and are being damaged by this major crisis.

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Mind Medicine Australia Submits Australian-First Application for the Rescheduling of Psilocybin and MDMA

Mind Medicine Australia, 1 September, 2020

Mind Medicine Australia has submitted Australia’s first applications to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to reschedule Psilocybin and MDMAso that they can be more easily used as part of clinical therapies for the treatment of major classes of mental illness.

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ACT Support for Breakthrough Psychedelic-assisted Mental Health Therapies in Upcoming Election

Mind Medicine Australia, August, 2020

Mind Medicine Australia welcomes the announcement of the ACT Greens in supporting the development of psychedelic-assisted therapies for the treatment of mental illness in its recently announced drug law reform policy platform.

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Mind Medicine Australia Announces First in Southern Hemisphere - Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies

Mind Medicine Australia, May, 2020

Mental health charity Mind Medicine Australia (MMA) has announced the, first of its kind in the southern hemisphere, Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies (CPAT).

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Mind Medicine Australia calls for URGENT Mental Health Innovation Taskforce to tackle the mental health pandemic sparked by Covid-19

Mind Medicine Australia, March, 2020

Mental health charity Mind Medicine Australia (MMA) calls for and strongly supports all recommendations to form a Mental Health Innovation Taskforce to be immediately established in order to guide the government in planning the next steps to manage the increasing mental health pandemic triggered by Covid-19 and the recent bushfires tragedy.

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Urgent Need to Establish a Government-Appointed Steering Group to Fast-Track Consideration of Medicine-Assisted Psychotherapies in Australia

Mind Medicine Australia, February, 2020

Mind Medicine Australia (MMA), an Australian-registered charity established to support the development of research-backed and regulatory-approved medicine-assisted psychotherapy in Australia, has publicly released its written submission to the Australian Productivity Commission (APC) in relation to its current inquiry into mental health. The document can be read on the APC Commission website here.

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Mind Medicine Australia celebrates its First Anniversary

Mind Medicine Australia, February, 2020

Today, Mind Medicine Australia turns one year old! In our first year, we have made remarkable progress in growing public awareness of Medicine-Assisted Therapy in Australia. We are already seeing a paradigm shift in the curiosity, acceptance, and interest into the use of medicine-assisted therapy for depression, addiction, PTSD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anorexia and other challenges in our communities.

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MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for bushfire victims - Fast-tracked access needed for breakthrough PTSD treatment

Mind Medicine Australia, January, 2020

It is estimated that 800,000 Australians suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Mental health experts predict this staggering figure will rise sharply as a result of the trauma experienced by families and first responders who have had their lives or safety threatened by the catastrophic bushfires this summer.

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Premiere Melbourne Screenings - Fantastic Fungi

Mind Medicine Australia, January, 2020

Mind Medicine Australia is proud to the present the Melbourne premiere of Fantastic Fungi. An exploration of Mycelium that is the very foundation of life on this planet - not only for our species but for so many species on this Earth that we love and we can work with it to restore our planet.

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Premiere Byron Bay Screening - Trip of Compassion

Mind Medicine Australia, January, 2020

Mind Medicine Australia is thrilled to announce a screening of the acclaimed documentary Trip of Compassion in Byron Bay, NSW.

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Media Release from Hon Andrew Robb AO

Mind Medicine Australia, January, 2020

Non-Executive Director, Mind Medicine Australia, November, 2019.
The Hon Andrew Robb announces his appointment to the Board of Mind Medicine Australia.

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Launch Media Release: Almost one in two Australians will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime

Non-Executive Director, Mind Medicine Australia, November, 2019

The Hon Andrew Robb announces his appointment to the Board of Mind Medicine Australia.

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Launch Media Release: Almost one in two Australians will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime

Mind Medicine Australia, February, 2019

Psychedelic Medicines Could Provide an Effective and Ground-Breaking Treatment, says Mind Medicine Australia​

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