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Are You a Good Candidate for a Psychedelic Study?

Could you be a candidate for taking part in a psychedelic study? What impact could it have on your mental health? Clinical studies are crucial to medical knowledge. They help researchers obtain valuable information about the safety and efficacy of medical drugs, devices, and procedures. This information is necessary for medical products to be granted approval […]

How Psychotherapy and Psychedelics Work Together at This Ketamine Center

If you ask Veronika Gold about Polaris Insight Center, the San Francisco-based ketamine-assisted psychotherapy clinic she founded two years ago with a handful of colleagues, she will tell you it is the actualization of a lifelong dream she never thought would come true. The center uses the psychedelic potential of ketamine to enhance alternative and traditional […]

5-MeO-DMT: Experiencing the Therapeutic God Molecule

Rafael was apprehensive at first. Sitting on a yoga mat facing the setting sun, he whispered to his wife, “I’m scared.” R5-MeO-DMT was a religious experience for Rafael. Recounting his second journey on the outlawed chemical on 5Hive, a social media forum of 5-MeO-DMT users,  Rafael recalled sitting on a yoga mat facing the setting sun […]

Ibogaine Therapy Offers Hope For Opioid Addiction

At his worst, D.F. thought heroin wasn’t his problem. It was his solution. It soothed his physical pain, killed the uncomfortable emotions, and quieted the noise in his head. He began self-medicating with daily doses of heroin, methadone, and Xanax, sometimes topping it off with a stiff drink. “When you’re in agony,” D.F. said, “numbness […]

Ketamine: The Greatest Drug in the World?

The wording was key. Use the wrong term or phrase to describe a peculiar experience associated with an experimental drug, and it’s sure to be the old nail in the molecule’s coffin. Find the right words, and you open up a world of pharmacological possibilities. That’s where Drs. Edward Domino and Guenter Corssen were in […]