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In Vancouver documentary Dosed, magic mushrooms reveal a path out of addiction (BCCSU)

In Dosed, cameras follow Adrianne's struggle with an addiction to opioids and her attempts to stop using hard drugs with a combination of magic mushrooms and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. (Photo Credit: DOSED)
In Dosed, cameras follow Adrianne's struggle with an addiction to opioids and her attempts to stop using hard drugs with a combination of magic mushrooms and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. (Photo Credit: DOSED)

A little more than two years ago, Tyler Chandler walked through a forest, feeling a new appreciation for the trees and smaller plants that surrounded him.

“I had an experience with magic mushrooms,” the Vancouver documentary filmmaker told the Straight. “And it was lovely and delightful, walking through nature.”

2018 Georgia Straight cover story described how Vancouver’s B.C. Centre on Substance Use is positioning the city as a global force in investigating mind-altering drugs for the treatment of addiction and mental disorders. While those efforts continue with few details released thus far, Dosed shares how one woman benefited from an alternative treatment that might not be alternative for very much longer.

Click here to read the full story in The Georgia Straight.

Similar story can be found in the following media outlet: Vancouver Is Awesome and Richmond News.

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