After Washington Gov. Jay Inslee greenlighted SB 5263 creating a pilot program for psilocybin therapy led by the University of Washington's School of Medicine is preparing to begin treatment on Jan. 1, 2025.

Based in Seattle, the mandated clinical trial will recruit between 30 and 40 military veterans and first responders with PTSD and Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD,) most likely through community groups already working with prospective participants, according to Chris Talbott.

The trial will be conducted in a controlled environment with psychotherapy sessions before and after …

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