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Crowdfunding: Ayahuasca Treatment Outcome Project

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An international scientific team – consisting of clinical psychiatrists and neuroscientists, medical doctors and anthropologists, epidemiologists and curanderos – is trying to set up an ambitious research project to study the effects of ayahuasca and how it affects addiction and other mental health issues. They have only 12 days left to reach their first funding goal of C$25.000, so please consider making a donation.

Since it can be a big challenge indeed to receive funding through traditional channels, OPEN supports funding serious research via other means. Donating means you are funding an interdisciplinary research design meeting contemporary high quality scientific standards, which involves thorough follow-up and a longitudinal assessment of treatment efficacy.

The team is being led by Dr. Brian Rush, Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada and Scientist Emeritus at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada.

For more information and a video about this project have a look at their Indiegogo page.

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