MAPS board member & psychedelic therapist allegedly took millions from a Holocaust survivor, highlighting worries about elders taking hallucinogens

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Read more A psychedelic therapist allegedly took millions from a Holocaust survivor, highlighting worries about elders taking hallucinogens A trained psychedelic therapist, she helped oversee his use of the drugs, according to court records, which also say their relationship was romantic. If MAPS research continues to produce strong results, the drug is expected to be legalized as a PTSD treatment in the coming years. Dulai remains on the board, and MAPS has taken no public steps to distance itself from her alleged actions. When Sarlo, now in his 80s, repeatedly expressed suicidal thoughts, Dulai allegedly offered to help him end his life.

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He made a new life for himself in California. After surviving the Holocaust and growing up under Hungarian fascism and Russia’s communist regime, George Sarlo arrived in the United States as an 18-year-old refugee. Over the decades, he became a wealthy venture capitalist and philanthropist, and from the outside, looked like someone who’d overcome the horrors of history to achieve success.

Inwardly, though, he suffered from depression and struggled to make sense of his childhood. About a decade ago, he discovered psychedelics, starting with ayahuasca and moving on to MDMA, psilocybin (the active...

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