Daniel Carcillo earned the nickname “car bomb” during his 10-year NHL career for his explosive playing on the ice. Known for protecting his teammates, he helped Chicago win two Stanley Cup championships with the Blackhawks—but at great personal cost. He suffered seven concussions and was eventually diagnosed with post-concussion syndrome and traumatic brain injury (TBI). A hockey champion in grave need of off-ice help, he found it in a remarkable place: psychedelic medicine. Daniel spent nearly a decade researching different treatment regimens and consulting experts to find effective care for his mental health conditions, and in 2019, he founded Wesana Health, bringing together leaders in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries to move forward his vision to deliver novel pharmaceuticals that help optimize treatment outcomes for patients with mental health disorders.
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