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Mind Medicine Australia in the News

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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Come on the Trip of Compassion

Mandy Nolan, Byron Echo, 4 March, 2020

Tania de Jong and Peter Hunt are the trailblaizing founders of Mind Medicine Australia, a not for profit organisation committed to promoting the development of research-based and regulatory-approved psychedelic medicines in Australia.

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Talking Point: LSD, ecstasy, shrooms can be medicine

Greg Barns, The Mercury, 24 February, 2020

A new attitude to illicit drugs could have huge health benefits.

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Mind Medicine Australia celebrates its First Anniversary

Mind Medicine Australia, 12 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.

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Lack of Effective Treatment Options for Major Mental Illnesses and the Need for Innovation

Mind Medicine Australia, 20 January, 2020

Submission to the Mental Health Inquiry 2020

How A Single Psilohuasca Experience Helped Catapult Australia Into The Psychedelics Space

18 February, 2020

After her first encounter with plant medicines, Tania de Jong decided to devote her life to legalising them.

Mind Medicine Australia moves on psychedelics

Peter Stilla, Medium, 17 January, 2020

The story of Mind Medicine Australia and the future of psychiatric treatment in Australia began inauspiciously enough.

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Premier Melbourne Screenings- Fantastic Fungi

Mind Medicine Australia, January, 2020

Mind Medicine Australia is proud to the present the Melbourne premier 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.

Premier 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.

Richard Nixon’s ‘war on drugs’ claims casualties every day

Andrew Robb, The Australian, 21 November, 2019

Andrew Robb, a former minister for trade and investment and Non- Executive Director of Mind Medicine Australia, considers whether Australian regulators need to get the ball rolling to reclassify psychedelics from the most restrictive drug category to one that accommodates medicinal use. If it works, what have we got to lose?

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Andrew Robb tunes in to curative power of psychedelics

Luke Slattery, The Australian, 20 November, 2019

A raft of reputable studies have shown these and other psychedelics, such as LSD, to be effectiv­e in treating severe depression and psychological trauma, as well as addiction.

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Media Release from Hon Andrew Robb AO

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

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

Banker's magic mushroom experiment pays off

Jill Margo, The Australian Financial Review, 18 October, 2019

Peter Hunt, the former chairman of Greenhill, flew to the Netherlands to take psilocybin. He says "it was like pushing a reset button" on his brain. With partner Tania de Jong, they are funding the use of psychedelics to treat mental illness.

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Trip of a lifetime

Fiona Macdonald, Vogue Australia, September, 2019

An increasing number of overstressed and anxious Australians are ditching modern medicine and reaching for psychedelics to treat their mental health.

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Psychedelic mental health treatment expected to be approved in Australia within five years

Lisa Martin, The Guardian, July, 2019

Victorian government urged to help fund and establish psychedelic medicine centre

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Trip into the unknown as medical studies spark a psychedelic renaissance

Luke Slattery, The Australian, 13 July, 2019

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Letter from Dr Simon Longstaff AO

Director, Mind Medicine Australia, June, 2019

Psychedelics to treat mental illness? Australian researchers are giving it a go.

Martin Williams, Monash University, Stephen Bright, Edith Cowan University, The Conversation, April 24, 2019

The Psychedelic Renaissance

Australian Science, March / April, 2019

Psychedelics, addiction, and mental health

All in the Mind, ABC Radio National, February 24, 2019

Australia’s psychedelic drug trial

The Saturday Paper, February 23, 2019

Australia’s psychedelic drug trial

The Saturday Paper, February 23, 2019

The Conversation Hour: Ginger Gorman, Martin Williams, and Tania de Jong

The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine, ABC 3AW, February 19, 2019 (from 35:20)

$1m Kicked into campaign for magic mushroom therapy

The Sydney Morning Herald, February 9, 2019

PRISM and St Vincents psilocybin trial for the terminally ill supported by Mind Medicine Australia and The Vasudhara Foundation

Are psychedelics the new anti-depressants?

Radio National, March 24, 2019

Palliative Care to try "Magic Mushies"

Western Australian, January 15, 2019

Magic Medicine - Mushroom therapy for the terminally ill

Herald Sun, January 15, 2019, page 1

Magic Mushroom trial to begin at Melbourne hospital

3AW, Ross and John, January 15, 2019

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