Psychedelic Conversations: Amber Capone - VETS: Veterans Exploring Treatment Solutions #111

In this episode we discuss Amber's personal journey of supporting her husband through multiple combat deployments and their struggles transitioning back to civilian life, leading to the discovery of psychedelic therapy as a path to healing. Her story is one of love, resilience, and the pursuit of healing, not only for her husband but for countless other veterans facing similar challenges. We delve into the challenges spouses face, the importance of community support, and the potential of psychedelics like ibogaine and 5-MeO-DMT in treating PTSD, TBI, and fostering a deeper connection to life and purpose. As we explore the growth of VETS and their mission to expand access to psychedelic therapies, Amber's insights highlight the importance of individualized approaches, legislative change, and ongoing personal work in the healing journey.

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Over the course of 13 years, Marcus served through multiple combat deployments as a U.S. Navy SEAL until he medically retired in 2013. Marcus’ military career as an explosives expert, combined with his prior years of contact sports, had left him with the seemingly invisible wounds of traumatic brain injury (TBI), a condition that has significant overlap with PTSI, and is often not properly diagnosed.


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