The Science of ADHD & Psychedelics

Sunday 02 April 2023

Doors 17:30 • Start 18:00

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Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder in which the brain develops differently, leading to issues with attention, inhibition of thoughts, movements and emotions. This talk will cover how psychedelics work in the brain, how an ADHD brain looks and functions differently to non-ADHD brains, and the emerging evidence that psychedelics may be an effective therapeutic option for some people with ADHD.

The use of psychedelic drugs as therapeutic treatments for psychiatric disorders have led to their use being suggested for other conditions such as ADHD. Join us and discover how!

Doors open at 5:30pm, talk starts at 6pm – come down early to grab a good seat!

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Dr James Brown is a biomedical scientist and science communicator. James was diagnosed with ADHD in 2021, and subsequently co-founded the registered UK charity ADHDadultUK, the evidence-based online ADHD magazine and The ADHD Adults podcast. James also coaches adults with ADHD and provides institutional training on ADHD and neurodivergent conditions. Alongside this, James works as Communications Director for Psychiatry-UK, the country’s leading adult ADHD service.