Acid Test by Tom Shroder, reviewed by Gregory Crouch


Acid Test copyHere’s the review of Tom Shroder’s strangely wonderful new book Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy and the Power to Heal I did for The Washington Post.

Shroder makes a powerful case in support of using psychedelic drugs to treat PTSD.

With 20+ veteran suicides a day and the VA on the hook for more than $1 trillion in PTSD-related expenses, we can’t afford to keep ignoring the healing potential contained in such profoundly psychoactive drugs as LSD and MDMA.

 

“… For decades, the Food and Drug Administration and the Drug Enforcement Administration have strictly banned scientific investigations into their potential benefits — which is unfortunate, since these psychoactive drugs also seem able to do incredible good, particularly in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)…” [MORE]

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