“Can Psychedelic Drugs Treat Depression?”

Dr. Charles Grob, professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute and director of child and adolescent psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA, commented Aug. 24 in CNN.com about his research exploring how hallucinogenic drugs may help people with depression, anxiety and other mental health problems. He was also quoted Aug. 21 in the Washington Post and Denver Post about increased tourism to the Peruvian jungle for ayahuasca plant rituals, which are reported to enhance mental health.