Could Psychedelics Transform Mental Health?

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In an interesting violation of Betteridge’s Law an addition to our ever popular series of Headlines We Can Answer.

Yes.

Could psychedelics transform mental health?

As Allen Ginsburg pointed out, drugs of various kinds have been transforming mental health for some time now:

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of the night.

It’s possible that the BBC just forgot to add the word “beneficially” but then one never knows with them, does one?