Psychedelics and mental health: Current evidence and practices

  • Group Copy 5 6 modules
  • 14 hours
  • £399
Psychedelics and Mental Health

Course overview

An in-depth online course that explores the therapeutic potential of psychedelic substances in the treatment of mental health disorders. This course covers the history, pharmacology, clinical evidence, and therapeutic practices related to the use of psychedelics. Designed for students, researchers, and healthcare professionals, the course progresses from basic concepts to advanced applications, providing a comprehensive understanding of the role of psychedelics in mental health treatment.

What you’ll learn

  • Introduction to psychedelics
  • Pharmacology of psychedelics
  • Clinical evidence and therapeutic applications
  • Therapeutic practices and protocols
  • Safety, ethical, and legal considerations
  • Research and future directions

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, you should have acquired the necessary knowledge which will enable you to:

  • Understand the history and cultural significance of psychedelic substances.
  • Identify and describe the major classes of psychedelics and their pharmacological properties.
  • Analyse the mechanisms of action of psychedelics on the brain and their effects on mental health.
  • Evaluate the clinical evidence supporting the use of psychedelics in the treatment of various mental health disorders.
  • Assess the therapeutic practices and protocols for administering psychedelics in clinical settings.
  • Discuss the safety, ethical, and legal considerations surrounding the use of psychedelics.
  • Apply knowledge of psychedelics in research, clinical practice, and mental health care.

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