FAQ

What is Hive?
Hive is a group of luxury mental health and wellness centers, utilising the substantial benefits of psychedelics as a foundation for providing bespoke assisted therapy programs.
Do Hive clinics have medical licenses?

Our clinical work is based on the principles of evidence-based medicine, with medical licensing realizing our treatment activity; we are a registered, fully licensed and certified clinic.

Hive is staffed by an experienced team of expert specialists, and includes: clinicians, scientists, psychotherapists, nurses and wellness-specialists.

What is psychedelic medicine?

Psychedelic medicine refers to the branch of medicine that uses psychedelic substances to treat mental disorders and improve overall well-being.

An effectively managed use of psychedelic substances increases the neural plasticity of the brain, in turn benefitting the number of both neural connections and thought process structuring. Extensive studies have demonstrated that psychedelic treatments can produce profound results in a single session, yet assisted treatment plans are often the most effective for patients in providing lasting results.

What psychedelic drugs do you use?
We utilise Ketamine and Ibogaine in our treatment plans, with the highest possible safety protocols ensured.
What conditions do you treat?
Hive clinic facilitates treatment for depressive and anxiety disorders such as GAD, MDD, as well as various addictions such as drug, alcohol and medicine.
Will my personal information be confidential?
Hive clinic ensures the highest level of privacy and confidentiality in your treatment. We do not share your personal information with any other parties without your explicit consent.
How long would I stay?
Programs will be individually tailored for each person, and so depend on your physical condition, depth of addiction, substances used and the dynamics of your personal recovery. That said, your stay with us will last for at least a week.
Will my family be able to contact me?

We allow external communication, and provide facilities for calls and internet access.

However, we advise our patients to live in a state of digital detox thus focussing on your personal well-being and recovery. In any case, we will always be available for contact should your dependents and loved ones wish to enquire about your progress and experience.

Does medical insurance cover our treatment programmes?
The psychedelic therapy program is not yet covered by any insurance policies.
What are the exclusion criteria?

Our team of specialists carry out careful due diligence at every stage of our consultation program to ensure patient compatibility with our programs. There is a specific exclusion criteria that may prevent patients from being authorised to undergo treatment.

Conditions that may limit your options for treatment with Hive include: pregnancy, a history of psychosis or schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, epilepsy, hyperthyroidism, impaired kidney, or liver function, or an allergy to ketamine or ibogaine. Specific heart conditions are also considered exclusion factors, including cardiac arrhythmias and a history of heart attacks; if you have angina pectoris, wear a pacemaker, poorly controlled hypertension or venous thrombosis is diagnosed you will be unable to undergo full treatment with Hive. Furthermore, some pulmonary diagnoses fall within our exemption criteria, such as COPD, uncontrolled asthma, emphysema or severe sleep apnea.

What if I don’t pass your health screening?

Your safety is paramount to our treatments.

If some biological parameters are not met, we will postpone your application while continuing to work on your case. In addition, we will offer you rehabilitation procedures so that in the future you can start the full treatment plan.

Do I need a referral?
No, you do not need to be referred in order to participate in our treatment. However, prior to being approved for treatment you will need to be medically screened and pass a number of compatibility tests.