In our first installment of Truffle Talks, James sits down with Dr. Reid Robison, Chief Medical Officer of Novamind, to discuss a pilot program providing free-of-cost ketamine-assisted psychotherapy (KAP) to frontline workers affected by COVID-19 in Utah and Colorado.

Joining James and Reid are KAP patients Jen Cope and Ryan Perez, who speak about their experience.

Novamind

Novamind is a leading mental health company enabling safe access to psychedelic medicine through a network of clinics and clinical research sites. Novamind provides ketamine-assisted psychotherapy and other novel treatments through its network of Cedar Psychiatry clinics and operates Cedar Clinical Research, a contract research organization specialized in clinical trials and evidence-based research for psychedelic medicine. Both Cedar Psychiatry and Cedar Clinical Research are wholly owned subsidiaries of Novamind. For more information on how Novamind is enhancing mental wellness and guiding people through their entire healing journey, visitnovamind.ca.

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Dr. Reid Robison

Dr. Reid Robison is a board-certified psychiatrist who was named Best Psychiatrist in Utah by Salt Lake City Weekly’s Best of Utah Body & Mind 2020. Dr. Robison is the co-founder of Cedar Psychiatry and serves as the Medical Director for the Center for Change, a leading Eating Disorder center. He is currently the coordinating investigator for the MAPS-sponsored MDMA-assisted psychotherapy study of eating disorders. As an early adopter and researcher of ketamine in psychiatry, Dr. Robison led a pivotal IV ketamine study for treatment-resistant depression by Janssen, leading up to the company’s recent FDA-approval of Spravato™. To date, Dr. Robison has guided thousands of ketamine therapy journeys and hundreds of Spravato™ dosing sessions. As a social entrepreneur, Dr. Robison has built a number of purpose-driven companies including Tute Genomics which was acquired by PierianDx in 2016. Dr. Robison is also an adjunct professor at both the University of Utah and Brigham Young University and is the founder of the Polizzi Free Clinic, a free mental health clinic for marginalized people based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Make sure to check out some of our previous interviews with Dr. Reid Robison, as well as his special Bicycle Day guest post.

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