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, April, 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.
Libbi Gorr, The Weekend Life, 17 May, 2020
Tania de Jong AM, co-founder and Executive Director of Mind Medicine Australia is interviewed by the ABC's Libbi Gorr on the history of psychedelic treatments and the progress being made here in Australia to make them available.
60 Minutes Australia, May 13, 2020
A new organisation, Mind Medicine Australia, is seeking to make treatment available more widely. They're training therapists so that skilled, experienced professionals can add this tool to their therapy kit.
Richard Glover, ABC Drive, 23 April, 2020
Tania de Jong AM, co-founder and Executive Director of Mind Medicine Australia is interviewed by the ABC's Richard Glover on the progress of psychedelic treatments in Australia.
Andrew Robb AO and Tania de Jong AM, The Saturday Paper, April 18, 2020
In the wake of Covid-19, mental health experts are warning the trauma caused by the lockdown, employment loss and anxiety associated with the pandemic could be far higher than the physical health impacts of the virus itself. If we are serious about solving our deepening mental health crisis, we need to focus on innovation in treatments as an urgent priority.
Australia Gets Psychedelic: Professor David Nutt on the Upcoming International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness
Wesley Thoricatha, Psychedelic Times, May 12, 2020
Australian charity Mind Medicine Australia is hosting the first-ever International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness this coming November in Melbourne.
Stuart Preston, Stoned Ape Podcast, 25 April, 2020
In this episode, Tania de Jong, shares her story of trauma stemming from her family’s holocaust survival and her journey into psychedelics, as well as the amazing work she and her husband are doing in the non-profit field of psychedelic therapy. Please enjoy this episode with Tania de Jong.
Steve Austin, Drive, 16 April, 2020
The ABC's Steve Austin interviews Mind Medicine Australia's, Andrew Robb AO on the psychological toll the COVID-19 pandemic is having on individuals and the use of Psychedelic medicines to treat mental health illnesses such as depression during the coronavirus pandemic.
The interview starts at 39:00 minutes into the program.
Elizabeth Daoud, 7NEWS, 16 April, 2020
Psychedelic drugs could be used to treat mental health illnesses such as depression during the coronavirus pandemic, if one charity gets its way. Mind Medicine Australia (MMA) believes every Australian living with a mental health illness should have access to psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.
Coronavirus pandemic could trigger a spike in mental illness — this organisation thinks psychedelic drugs will help
Kevin Nguyen and Paige Cockburn, ABC News, 16 April, 2020
A more drastic approach involving the introduction of psychedelic drugs for therapy is needed to tackle the psychological impact of coronavirus shutdowns in Australia, a mental health charity has warned.
Brian Carlton: The Spoonman, Triple M, 16 April, 2020
Mind Medicine Australia (MMA) is driving a new campaign to introduce psychedelic drugs for mental health treatment during COVID-19. MMA Board Member and former coalition MP Andrew Robb explains why psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy could be beneficial to Australians struggling during the coronavirus shutdowns across the country.
Brit Dawson, DAZED, 15 April, 2020
A charity in Australia has said that psychedelic drugs should be used as treatment to tackle the psychological impact of coronavirus quarantine.
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.
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.
18 February, 2020
After her first encounter with plant medicines, Tania de Jong decided to devote her life to legalising them.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Lisa Martin, The Guardian, July, 2019
Victorian government urged to help fund and establish psychedelic medicine centre
Luke Slattery, The Australian, 13 July, 2019
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