Grace mentions Quaaludes.
Times have changed...
...it's worse, and we need your help.
Our society has a problem.
How do the FDA, psychiatrists, and other prescribers make the same mistake twice?
Greed, futility, no real understanding
of the brain or mental health...and more greed?
We've preached proper prescribing for over 30 years.
Should we rely on pharmaceutical companies for quality evidence about an organ (the brain) we know so little about?
Lack of knowledge about the true pathophysiology of mental and psychosomatic illness makes these fields subject to heavy publication bias, manipulation of data by drug makers, and improper education of healthcare providers and patients.
The director of NIDA agrees.
Filling already-full prisons with doctors, physicians assistants, and nurse practitioners who improperly prescribe for conditions they know little about (mental health, psychosomatic illness, chronic pain) is not an optimal solution.
We have to look at all possible options to attack the source of addiction and improve mental health.
How about we do something about it?!?
Please follow these organizations and support their work:
Heffter Research Institute
Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies
International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research, & Service (ICEERS)
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