Field Trip Aims To Help Patients Access Psilocybin and MDMA Through Health Canada


Here’s what they are saying in their press release Field Trip Health Ltd. (CNSX: FTRP; OTCMKTS: FTRPF), a global leader in the development and delivery of psychedelic therapies, today announced that it will begin making applications for Canadians in need to access psilocybin-assisted and MDMA-assisted therapy through Health Canada’s Special Access Program (SAP). The announcement follows amendments to the SAP announced in the Canada Gazette on January 5, 2022, which have enabled physicians in Canada to make applications to Health Canada for access to “restricted drugs”, including psilocybin and MDMA. The SAP provides physicians treating patients with “serious or life-threatening conditions” with the ability to request access to drugs that have not yet been approved for sale in Canada when conventional therapies have failed, are unsuitable, or unavailable. Prior to the amendments, restricted drugs such as psilocybin and MDMA were not accessible through SAP. Field Trip, which presently operates three Field Trip Health Centers in Canada (Toronto, Vancouver and Fredericton), eight in the United States and one in The Netherlands, was actively involved in providing feedback and commentary to Health Canada on the proposed revisions to the SAP during the 60-Day Public Comment Period, and was involved in having Health Canada recognize that treatment resistant depression, as well as mental health and central nervous conditions such as cluster headaches and migraines, will be considered “serious or life-threatening conditions” for purposes of the SAP. “Since the opening of our first Field Trip Health Center in Toronto in 2020, we’ve helped people around the world experience relief from suffering and find joy, wonder and fulfilment through our psychedelic therapies,” said Hannan Fleiman, President of Field Trip. “With three locations in Canada, our team of highly experienced psychedelic therapists and physicians, many who have completed the MAPS training for MDMA-assisted therapies, along with the…

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