#14 - Andrew Robb AO, MP: Psychedelic Medicine Is The Future Of Mental Health Care

Andrew Robb was Australia’s Minister for Trade, Investment, and Tourism. Currently, he is the chairman of The Robb Group (corporate and investment advisory company), and is a board member for multiple organizations, including Mind Medicine Australia. He is the author of Black Dog Daze: Public Life, Private Demons, his memoir that explores the challenges of managing depression, political ambition, and the life of the liberal party.
Andrew Robb was Australia’s Minister for Trade, Investment, and Tourism. Currently, he is the chairman of The Robb Group (corporate and investment advisory company) and is a board member for multiple organizations, including Mind Medicine Australia. He is the author of Black Dog Daze: Public Life, Private Demons, his memoir that explores the challenges of managing depression, political ambition, and the life of the liberal party. 

"Means you go to sleep taking on the world, and you wake up deeply depressed"

In this episode, we discussed:
  • His story - political ambition, battles with depression
  • Experience with antidepressants
  • When his antidepressants stopped working
  • Psychedelic therapy remission statistics
  • Approving this type of therapy on the state and federal level
  • Informing and educating politicians 
Tommy Moore