Approximately 20 vets take their own lives every day. Could using ayahuasca and weed to treat mental illness improve that statistic?
At least five percent of users experience them.
At the Boom Festival, a biennial gathering held near the Spanish border last month, about 100 volunteers committed to round-the-clock care for people using drugs. I was one of them.
Last year, Swiss psychiatrist Peter Gasser received permission from his government to use acid in his practice, which he says can help people deal with anxiety and fear of death, among other things.