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Saturday, August 20 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Lecture: Psilocybin and other Classic Psychedelics in the Treatment of Mental Health Conditions: Past, Present, and Future

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Psilocybin and other classic psychedelics show promise in the treatment of a range of mental health conditions and have garnered significant interest from the media and lay public. In this presentation, Dr. Hendricks will review the history of classic psychedelics, including a focus on the first wave of classic psychedelic research and why this wave came to an abrupt end. He will then review findings from the contemporary, second wave of classic psychedelic research, and finally, discuss the future of classic psychedelics as approved medications, with a focus on avoiding hype cycles and disillusionment that have accompanied a range of medications in the past.


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Peter Hendricks

Keynote Presenter
Peter Hendricks is a clinical psychologist with expertise in the treatment of addiction. A native of Washington DC, he currently lives in Birmingham, AL, where he is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. There he is conducting... Read More →


Saturday August 20, 2022 10:15am - 11:15am MDT
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435