Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire – January 21, 2021 – Blackhawk Growth Corp. (CSE:BLR) (CNSX:BLR.CN) (Frankfurt:0JJ) US (OTC:BLRZF) (the “Company“), is pleased to announce that one of its wholly-owned portfolio companies, Trip Pharma Inc. (“Trip Pharma“), a mental health and wellness company focused on the production of psychedelics and psychedelic-enhanced psychotherapy, has opened the LeichtMind (pronounced “light mind”) Center for operations today January 21, 2021.
The first LeichtMind Center located at #101 10301-109 Street in the downtown core of Edmonton, Alberta, is specializing in the administration of holistic and psychedelic-enhanced psychotherapy.
The LeichtMind Clinics will be led by Dr. Krista Leicht and will provide patients with best-in-class care and complementary treatments while providing a welcoming and stigma-free environment. Dr. Leicht will be joined by a team of like-minded Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Medical Practitioners whose aim is to combat the mental health crisis facing Canada and using telemedicine to potentially reach anyone in the world.
Blackhawk would also like to welcome Psychologist Alisha Sabourin to the LeichtMind team. Alisha is a registered psychologist in the province of Alberta. She provides counselling and psychotherapy to adults and couples. Alisha is skillfully trained to offer support, guidance, and direction by utilizing a variety of therapeutic modalities. Specifically, She is trained in The Grief Recovery Method® and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Alisha has specific training in working with phobias and substance and behavioural addictions.
Blackhawk has plans to both expand the number of clinics operated under the LeichtMind brand as well as to expand the treatments available. If and when the Company obtains its controlled drugs and substances dealers’ licence in Canada, that license will allow the centers to offer Trip Pharma’s proprietary produced medications and compounds.
“I am thrilled to finally be realizing my dream of providing more complete care to my patients,” said Dr Krista Leicht of LeichtMind and TripPharma. “For years, I have seen many patients achieve sub-optimal or incomplete resolution of their issues with conventional medical and psychiatric treatment. Now, with the exponentially increasing burden of Mental Health issues in our population, I feel privileged and uniquely poised to offer innovative new treatment options.”
“LeichtMind will provide an invaluable and needed treatment option,” said Frederick Pels, CEO of Blackhawk Growth Corp. “It has been eye-opening watching Dr. Leicht execute her vision and create an industry leading treatment center. I have no doubt LeichtMind will be a standout initiative for Blackhawk and I look forward to updating our shareholders as it grows.”
About Dr. Krista Leicht
Dr. Leicht is a Canadian-trained and Alberta-licensed medical doctor and psychiatrist, who brings over 20 years of clinical experience to the team. She has divided her time in a busy practice between inpatient and outpatient care, treating both the general adult psychiatry population and specializing in addressing the complex needs of developmentally handicapped individuals.
Dr. Leicht maintains a hospital practice at Alberta Hospital Edmonton and sees outpatients in a South Edmonton clinic. She continues to teach medical students, residents and provides further education to family-practice colleagues. Dr. Leicht’s goal in clinical practice and in her own life has always been to go beyond — to provide unique and innovative treatments that better enrich the lives of patients is her mission.
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Chief Financial Officer
The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Zula Kropivnitski as Chief Financial Officer of the Company.
Ms. Kropivnitski is a CPA and has served as CFO and Director for various public and private companies. Zula has over 10 years of experience in various industries including life science, the resource sector and gaming. At all of her previous positions, she was responsible for financial reporting, corporate finance and regulatory compliance. Zula has her CPA professional accounting designation.
In connection with Ms. Kropivnitski’s appointment, Konstantin Lichtenwald has resigned as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. We wish to thank Mr. Lichtenwald for his contributions and assistance with Blackhawk.
About Blackhawk Growth
Blackhawk Growth is an investment issuer looking to create substantial value for our shareholders through the acquisition and development of high growth opportunities. The company has focused its investments in the health, cannabis and CBD industries in both Canada and the United States. Its portfolio of companies include Sac Pharma, Trip Pharma, Noble Hemp, Spaced Food and NuWave Foods.
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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statement
All statements in this press release, other than statements of historical fact, are “forward-looking information” with respect to the Company within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including with respect to completion of the Transaction and the business activities of Trip Pharma. The Company provides forward-looking statements for the purpose of conveying information about current expectations and plans relating to the future and readers are cautioned that such statements may not be appropriate for other purposes. By its nature, this information is subject to inherent risks and uncertainties that may be general or specific and which give rise to the possibility that expectations, forecasts, predictions, projections or conclusions will not prove to be accurate, that assumptions may not be correct and that objectives, strategic goals and priorities will not be achieved. These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited those identified and reported in the Company’s public filings under the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise unless required by law.