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“Magic Mushrooms,” Psilocybin and Mental Health

Psilocybin is the primary psychoactive ingredient found in so-called “magic mushrooms.” Beyond its recreational use, research indicates that controlled psilocybin therapy shows potential for the treatment of mental and behavioral health disorders.

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The Right Way To Dispose of Unused Opioids and Other Medications

More than 70 percent of people who abuse opioid drugs get them from family and friends. This is a particularly alarming trend among adolescents and young adults.

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For Expecting Moms With Opioid Addiction, Health Starts With Compassion

Opioid addiction treatment for pregnant women can be hard to get. Some providers consider pregnant women to be too high-risk, and misinformation abounds about what treatments are safe. Learn how UH is working to help these women and their babies.

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