‘They broke my mental shackles’: could magic mushrooms be the answer to depression? | Science

Lying on a bed in London’s Hammersmith hospital ingesting capsules of psilocybin, the active ingredient of magic mushrooms, Michael had little idea what would happen next. The 56-year-old part-time website developer from County Durham in northern England had battled depression for 30 years and had tried talking therapies and many types of antidepressant with no … Continue reading ‘They broke my mental shackles’: could magic mushrooms be the answer to depression? | Science