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21 Jun

MDMA as a Medicine. Responding to the Views of the FDA’s Advisory Panel.

The recent rejection of MDMA-assisted therapy for PTSD by the FDA Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee (AdCom) was surprising to many working in the field of mental illness.

17 May

Mind Medicine Australia’s First Five Years: Progress and Achievements

In our first five years, we have made remarkable progress in growing public awareness of and creating access pathways for Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies in Australia.

11 Feb

Ben Sessa to Step Aside

We have been informed today that Dr. Ben Sessa has been summoned to appear before the General Medical Council’s (GMC) Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) in the UK regarding alleged misconduct. The hearing is scheduled to commence on February 29, 2024. Dr. Sessa has stepped aside from his

28 Jan

New Horizons in Healing: Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy’s Bold Leap Forward

On January 19, 2024, the landscape of mental health care was changed forever. In an unprecedented move, MDMA was given to a patient not as part of a trial but as a prescribed treatment.

23 Nov

Top Takeaways from Mind Medicine Australia’s Psychedelic Public Lecture with Dr. Ben Sessa

A full hall gathered at St Kilda Town Hall to hear Dr. Ben Sessa present a lecture on Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies: The New Frontier in Mental Health Treatments.

26 Oct

Grateful for the Dead

The life and legacy of the late, great Augustus Owsley Stanley III. Why he was a key figure in the 1960’s counterculture movement, and responsible for ultimately altering the collective consciousness of a generation.

21 Apr

A Pioneering Step for Mental Health: Australia Leads the World in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies

On February 3rd this year, Australia made history by becoming a world leader in psychedelic-assisted therapies, thanks to the unwavering support from people like you. July 1st marks the date these substances will be rescheduled for strictly controlled use in clinical settings, a decision that will l

14 Mar

Reaction to the Health Report

David Heilpern - Dean of Law at Southern Cross University and a magistrate for over 20 years - writes his response to Norman Swan's interview with Susan Rossell on the ABC's Health Report.

02 Mar

Returning to Our Roots

Australia, we did it. The first country to formally recognise psychedelics as medicines. Which of course, is what they were and always have been. The decision to criminalise the use of psychedelics is only a recent memory.

08 Feb

Protected: How Psilocybin Saved My Life

I am a Mental Health and Addictions counselor currently finishing my Master’s Degree. I also have a degree in Microbiology from Paris France. In 2017, I suffered a severe depression after the deaths of my mother, my grandmother, a relationship breakdown and the euthanasia of my beloved dog...

03 Feb


Wow, today I received the news that, from July 1st 2023, the TGA have authorised the therapeutic access to Psilocybin and MDMA for those living with treatment-resistant Depression and PTSD. A huge amount of emotion is running through me.

04 Jan

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: Juleane’s Experiences with 5-MEO-DMT

In this blog series, we are sharing some of the healing stories from our recent book: Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia. In this blog, we share the story of Juleane and her experiences with 5-MEO-DMT.

07 Dec

Three Weeks Down Under: My Mind Medicine Australia Psychedelic Lecture Tour

I have just come back from a 3-week lecture tour of South-Eastern Australia supporting the cause of the charity Mind Medicine Australia (MMA).

30 Nov

Professor David Nutt’s Lecture Tour – November 2022

Mind Medicine Australia was delighted that Professor David Nutt, Head of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London, could come to Australia for 3 weeks in November 2022.

23 Nov

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: Zinevara’s Story with Changa and MDMA

In this blog series, we are sharing some of the healing stories from our recent book: Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia. In this blog, we share the story of Zinevara and her experiences with Changa and MDMA.

16 Nov

Dr David Gaskell CHE writes a letter in response to Vanessa

Dr David Gaskell CHE responds heartily to Vanessa's Letter and shares his experience as a doctor.

15 Nov

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: John’s Experience with MDMA, Psilocybin and Ayahuasca

In this blog, we share the story of Maree and her experiences with psilocybin and LSD.

09 Nov

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: Maree’s Story with Psilocybin and LSD

In this blog, we share the story of Maree and her experiences with psilocybin and LSD.

05 Oct

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: Kerry’s Healing with DMT

I gave up all my physical addictions and released my negative and destructive behaviours. I started yoga and Vipassana meditation, which developed my feelings of connection to source. I started to eat nutritious, whole foods and my health has drastically improved.

28 Sep

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: Charlotte’s Experience with Psilocybin

During the summer of 2019, I once again found myself searching for answers. I was visiting Joshua Tree in the United States on a road trip I had planned with friends to see a band tour concert.

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