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Preventing Sexual Abuse in Psychedelic Therapy

Preventing Sexual Abuse in Psychedelic Therapy

Recent study interviews 23 underground psychedelic therapy practitioners about the biggest ethical issues and boundary challenges they face while sharing such an intimate space with clients.
FDA Backs Ketamine for Rare Pain Disorder with No Current Medical Treatment

FDA Backs Ketamine to Treat This Rare and Debilitating Pain Syndrome

Food and Drug Administration grants psychedelic biotechnology company PharmaTher orphan drug designation for ketamine to treat complex regional pain syndrome.
How Psychedelics Can End the Suicide Epidemic

How Psychedelics Can Help End the Suicide Epidemic

There is increasing scientific evidence that a variety of psychedelics can be used to treat a number of the risk factors linked to suicide, in addition to reducing suicidality.
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New Study Suggests SSRI Drugs Can Be Used Safely with Psilocybin to Treat Depression

“If the results are confirmed in subsequent studies ... antidepressants may no longer need to be stopped for psilocybin treatment,” says MindMed Executive President Dr. Miri Halperin Wernli.
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Manhattan Hospital Partners with Cybin to Provide Psychedelic Therapies to Marginalized Communities

“It’s time for psychedelic medicine to climb down from the ivory tower and into the community,” says Cybin Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Alex Belser.
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Microdosing Psilocybin for Beginners in 5 Easy Steps

Journal. Measure. Schedule. Listen. Flourish. This increasingly popular practice only pays off with careful intention and execution.
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Canada Reaches Psychedelic Milestone with First Legal Group Psilocybin Therapy Session

And the results, according to the participants, were nothing short of "profound."
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MAPS Expands MDMA-Assisted Therapy for PTSD Trial Into Canada

Rick Doblin's organization partners with Numinus Wellness to manage the Canadian sites where therapists will be administering the psychedelic therapy.
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How Nutrition Can Improve the Psychedelic Experience

Focus on these five key nutrients to better support your body and increase the likelihood of enjoying your psychedelic experience.
Preventing Sexual Abuse in Psychedelic Therapy

Preventing Sexual Abuse in Psychedelic Therapy

Recent study interviews 23 underground psychedelic therapy practitioners about the biggest ethical issues and boundary challenges they face while sharing such an intimate space with clients.
FDA Backs Ketamine for Rare Pain Disorder with No Current Medical Treatment

FDA Backs Ketamine to Treat This Rare and Debilitating Pain Syndrome

Food and Drug Administration grants psychedelic biotechnology company PharmaTher orphan drug designation for ketamine to treat complex regional pain syndrome.
How Psychedelics Can End the Suicide Epidemic

How Psychedelics Can Help End the Suicide Epidemic

There is increasing scientific evidence that a variety of psychedelics can be used to treat a number of the risk factors linked to suicide, in addition to reducing suicidality.
How Mind Medicine Australia is Tackling Australia’s Mental Health Crisis with Psychedelics

How Mind Medicine Australia Is Tackling Deadly Mental Health Crisis with Psychedelics

Charity co-founder Tania de Jong says Covid-19 pandemic has led to "a huge spike in mental health issues including, very sadly, suicides," and she believes psychedelics are a solution.
Moms on Mushrooms: Inside the Psychedelic Parenting Trend

Moms on Mushrooms: Inside the Psychedelic Parenting Trend

They’re not quite hippies, and they’re not quite 20-year-olds on the search for existential assurance. Nope. They’re moms, and they’re coming out of the psychedelic closet to share how microdosing has helped them become better parents.
Ketamine One Clinics Offer Scented Virtual Reality Psychedelic Trips

Ketamine One Partners with OVR Technology to Provide Scent-Enabled VR Psychedelic Experiences

Take a whiff of the latest development in virtual reality technology available to further immerse patients in psychedelic-assisted therapy.
How to Navigate a 'Bad Trip' on Psychedelics

How to Navigate A Challenging Psychedelic Trip

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Psychedelic facilitator and guide Nick Levich shares his best advice for facing inevitable discomfort during these profound experiences.
3 Microdosing Alternatives to Relieve Stress

3 Microdosing Alternatives to Relieve Stress

Although the trend is hot, it's still largely illegal, so consider incorporating these three stress relievers into your life. They're free, effective, and legal.
Field Trip Health Expands Access to Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy

Field Trip Health Expands Access to Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy

Although based in Canada, the company is building a clinical network of therapists trained in ketamine-assisted psychotherapy across the United States.
Reishi Mushrooms to treat breast cancer

Revive Therapeutics Is Exploring This Mushroom’s Potential to Treat Aggressive Breast Cancer

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The company is also pursuing psilocybin as a possible treatment for rare cancers, but they see huge potential in researching the medicinal effects of the reishi mushroom.
What Is Ketamine Therapy

Nushama Opens Psychedelic Wellness Clinics in NYC

The clinics provide high-dose ketamine infusions, as well as intramuscular ketamine infusions for group therapy.
Fireside Project Releases App for Psychedelic Peer Support

Fireside Project Releases App for Psychedelic Peer Support

"Our app was designed with accessibility and ease of use as top priorities, so that psychedelic users in any state of mind can connect quickly with our diverse and compassionate peer support line volunteers," says the nonprofit's co-founder.
Akome Biotech Patents Psychedelic Drug Formulation to Treat Parkinson's Disease

Akome Biotech Patents Psychedelic Drug Formulation to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

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There is currently no known cure for the disease affecting 10 million people worldwide, but this psychedelics company thinks it has found a "viable candidate" using DMT.
How a Psilocybin Study on AIDS Survivors Could Solve a Big Problem with Psychedelic Therapy

How a Psilocybin Study on AIDS Survivors Could Solve a Big Problem with Psychedelic Therapy

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A group psilocybin study paves the way for increased scalability of novel treatments that typically require a lot of time for both the patient and therapist.
Wake Network Developing Genetics-Based Screening System to Offer Patients Personalized Psychedelic Therapies

Wake Network Partners with Lieber Institute to Develop Genetics-Based Screening System for Psychedelic Therapies

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Fungi bioscience company describes the project as “one of the most robust genetics research initiatives in the emerging psychedelics space to date."

Free Ketamine Treatment Now Available for Canadian Veterans

Medavie Blue Cross partners with medical research company Braxia Scientific to cover ketamine care for veterans at Canadian Rapid Treatment Centres of Excellence.
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How Wesana Health CEO Daniel Carcillo Plans to Protect Athletes From Traumatic Brain Injury

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And why the two-time Stanley Cup champion does not imagine working with the NHL in the "near future."
COVID-19 Pandemic Study of Ketamine Amplifies Antidepressant Potential

COVID-19 Pandemic Study of Ketamine Therapy Amplifies Antidepressant Potential

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Study authors even believe "treating serious mental illness may reduce adverse outcomes related to COVID-19."
Awakn Life Science CEO Anthony Tennyson "Groundbreaking" MDMA discovery

Awakn Life Sciences CEO Details ‘Groundbreaking’ MDMA Discovery in Quest to Treat Addiction

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Anthony Tennyson tells the Psychedelic Spotlight Podcast that his company has "discovered receptor sites that MDMA interacts with that we believe nobody else in the world knows about."
Wesana Health to Acquire Psytech

Wesana Health to Acquire Psychedelic Therapy and Software Company PsyTech

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The deal creates Wesana Clinics, a chain of mental health facilities focused on delivering psychedelic-assisted psychiatric care, as well as data platform Wesana Solutions.
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Why Psychedelics Could Eventually Treat Asthma

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Researchers continue to explore anti-inflammatory nature of psychedelics, which in small doses, may alleviate asthma symptoms.
Psychedelic clinical trials looking for volunteers

Want to Try Psychedelics in a Clinical Setting? 56 Trials Now Recruiting Volunteers

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Here's how to become a research subject for psilocybin, LSD, MDMA, ibogaine, and 5-MeO-DMT studies.
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Psychedelic Biotech Company Cybin Partners with Greenbrook to Develop Innovative Depression Treatment

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Cybin CEO says agreement "serves as a major step toward establishing a national distribution network for future psychedelic therapies."
Numinus Wellness To Acquire Neurology Centre of Toronto, Plans to Create Centre for Psychedelic Neurology

Numinus Wellness to Acquire Neurology Centre of Toronto to Create Psychedelic Treatment Facility

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NCT will utilize Numinus' expertise in psychedelic-assisted therapy to create a specialization in the application of psychedelics in the field of neurology
How to Become a Psychedelic Facilitator

How to Become a Psychedelic Facilitator

As psychedelic medicine gains momentum, a growing number of organizations are offering psychedelic facilitator programs. Here's how to become one.
First-Of-Its-Kind Ketamine Prescribing Service Now Available to Psychotherapists

First-Of-Its-Kind Ketamine Prescribing Service Now Available to Psychotherapists

A new first-of-its-kind ketamine prescribing service comes to independent psychotherapists using the dissociative with their patients.
Imperial College and Heroic Hearts Launch Psychedelic Research Retreat for Veterans with Head Trauma

Imperial College and Heroic Hearts Launch Psychedelic Research Retreat for Veterans with Head Trauma

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A new veterans research-focused psychedelic retreat in partnership between Heroic Hearts and Imperial College looks at treating brain injuries.
Psychedelic Educational Platform Launches Integration Therapy Survey Study to Promote Harm Reduction

Psychedelic Educational Platform Launches Integration Therapy Survey Study to Promote Harm Reduction

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A new platform is aimed at psychedelic experience integration and harm reduction by surveying practitioners and patients.
Extended-Release Ketamine Effective in Patients With Treatment-Resistant Depression

Extended-Release Ketamine Effective in Patients With Treatment-Resistant Depression

Ketamine may offer new hope for sufferers of treatment resistant depression via an extended-release oral administered option.
Psilocybin Shows Promise As Treatment for Migraines

Psilocybin Shows Promise As Treatment for Migraines

A new investigation into treatment for migraines spotlights the psychedelic psilocybin mushroom as a promising prospect.
LSA Is Nature's LSD: Meet the Unsynthesized Psychedelic Found In 1,000 Flowers

LSA Is Nature’s LSD: Meet the Unsynthesized Psychedelic Found In Ancient Flowers

What is LSA? Meet the unsynthesized psychedelic similar to LSD but found abundantly in nature and prized around the world.
Could Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Improve Your Mental Health? Here's What to Know

What Is Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

What is psychedelic-assisted therapy and does it work? Here's everything you need to know about a new approach to mental health.
How to Become a Psychedelic Facilitator

How a Psilocybin Retreat Changed Everything I Knew About Psychedelics

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Here's how a legal psilocybin truffle retreat in the Netherlands changed this author's relationship with psychedelics.
Why Deepak Chopra Wants to Shift Public Perception About Psychedelics

Why Deepak Chopra Wants to Shift Public Perception About Psychedelics

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Spiritual leader and healer Deepak Chopra is focused on bringing attention to psychedelics as a means to heal trauma.
Attorneys General, Organizations, Specialists Sue DEA for Access to Psilocybin for Terminally Ill Patients

Attorneys General, Organizations, Specialists Sue DEA for Access to Psilocybin for Terminally Ill Patients

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A coalition of activists, organizations, and attorneys general are suing the DEA on behalf of terminally ill patients seeking psilocybin treatment.
What Is Changa?

What Is Changa? The Psychedelic You’ve Likely Never Heard Of (Yet)

What is changa? This DMT-containing psychedelic is gaining more recognition for its benefits, but you may still have not yet heard of it.
Psychedelic Passage Bridges Gap Between Guide and Journeyer

Psychedelic Passage Bridges Gap Between Guide and Journeyer

There’s a lot to ensuring a safe psychedelic trip. Take the wrong dose, be in the wrong setting, or not have the right person beside you as you go through the experience—whether it’s your first time or your hundredth—can be risky.  But…
What Is MDMA

What Is MDMA? Meet the Psychedelic Treatment That Could Make PTSD Obsolete

What is MDMA? This psychedelic is showing promise as a treatment for PTSD and depression.
What Is Psilohuasca

What Is Psilohuasca? How and Why This Psychedelic Combo Is Going Mainstream

What is psilohuasca? This psychedelic combo marries MAO inhibitors with psilocin for an extended journey into healing.
Essence Institute Explores Psilocybin Truffle Medicine In the Netherlands

The Essence Institute Explores Psilocybin Truffle Medicine In the Netherlands

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In the heart of the Netherlands, legal psilocybin truffle retreats help seekers explore the benefits of psychedelics at the Essence Institute.
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Silo Wellness to Host Psychedelic Retreat Exclusively for LGBTQIA+ Community

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In honor of Pride Month, Silo Wellness is launching its first-ever LGBTQIA+ psychedelic retreat in Jamaica.
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Psychable Promotes Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy During Trauma Awareness Month

For Trauma Awareness Month the online platform Psychable is promoting psychedelic-assisted therapy for treating a number of conditions.
Singapore Begins Administering Ketamine-Type Therapy for Depression

Singapore Begins Administering Ketamine-Type Therapy for Depression

Spravato, the ketamine-based therapy produced by Johnson & Johnson, is now legal to use as therapy for depression in Singapore.
Ketamine’s Rapid and Robust Effects Beneficial for Depressed, Suicidal Patients, Expert Says

New Treatment Potential for Depressed, Suicidal Patients With Ketamine, Says Expert

There's new hope for depressed and suicidal patients with ketamine therapy, says University of Alabama doctor Richard C. Shelton.
Ketamine Effectively Treats Persistent Migraine Headaches

Ketamine Effectively Treats Persistent Migraine Headaches: Study

A nasal spray of ketamine proved to be highly effective at treating a type of migraine called refractory migraines, according to a new study.
First-of-Its-Kind 5-MeO-DMT Psychedelic Training Underscores New Research Potential

First-of-Its-Kind 5-MeO-DMT Psychedelic Training Underscores New Research Potential

Beckley Psytech and Fluence have partnered on a first of its kind training for 5-meo-DMT psychedelic treatment and therapy.
PharmaTher Files Patent on Ketamine for Diabetes and Obesity Treatment

PharmaTher Files Patent on Ketamine for Diabetes and Obesity Treatment

Ketamine may be a useful treatment for diabetes and obesity, according to a new patent filed by psychedelic company PharmTher.
New Campaign to Raise Awareness of Healing Power of Psychedelics for Veterans

New Campaign to Raise Awareness of Healing Power of Psychedelics for Veterans

A new campaign, #natureheals promotes psychedelics for veterans suffering from PTSD and other mental health issues.
The Benefits of Peyote: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Medicine

The Benefits of Peyote: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Medicine

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The benefits of peyote have been prized by Indigenous cultures for millennia. Now they're showing promise in modern medicine, too.
Ketamine Therapy Shows Benefits in Treating Depression Related to Childhood Abuse

Ketamine Therapy Shows Benefits in Treating Depression Related to Childhood Abuse

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Adults with depression who were abused or neglected as children responded better to intravenous ketamine therapy than depressed adults who were not mistreated, according to a poster presentation and discussion at the recent Anxiety and Depression…
Psychedelics Company Atai Adds Brain-Computer Interface for Mental Health Treatment

Psychedelics Company Atai Adds Brain-Computer Interface for Mental Health Treatment

Atai Life Sciences is working to combine psychedelics with brain-computer interfaces for mental health treatment.
The Company of Others: How Shared Psychedelic Experiences Influence Outcomes

The Company of Others: How Shared Psychedelic Experiences Influence Outcomes

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Does taking psychedelics with others improve the experiences for all individuals? Researchers are looking at the benefits.
Psychedelic Conference to Explore Promising Therapies for Veterans, First Responders

Psychedelic Conference to Explore Promising Therapies for Veterans, First Responders

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The Heroic Dose conference will explore the use of psychedelic therapies to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, and suicide among military veterans and first responders.
Mydecine Prepares to Present Four Novel Psychedelic Candidates

Mydecine Prepares to Present Four Novel Psychedelic Candidates

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Colorado-based Mydecine is launching four new psychedelic candidates for use in treating conditions like anxiety and depression.
Minnesota Gets Its First Psychedelic Clinic

Minnesota Gets Its First Psychedelic Medicine Clinic

The first psychedelic therapy clinic has opened in Minnesota. The Institute for Integrative Therapies will provide ketamine-assisted therapy.
Listening to Ecstasy: Can This Man Normalize MDMA for Seniors?

New Research Investigates Psilocybin as OCD Treatment

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Researchers are looking at how psilocybin and other psychedelics may help with OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder).
Singapore Begins Administering Ketamine-Type Therapy for Depression

New Guidance Released for Ketamine, Esketamine Therapy Use

Suggested guidances for use of ketamine and esketamine therapy have been published in the American Journal of Psychiatry.
Psychedelic Use Linked to 20% Decreased Hypertension Risk, Study Finds

Psychedelic Use Linked to 20% Decreased Hypertension Risk, Study Finds

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Psychedelic use may help to decrease the risk of hypertension, according to new research.
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New Study Finds Possible Mechanism for Psilocybin’s Anti-Depressive Effects

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Scientists are closer to unraveling the mystery behind the psilocybin effects and its ability to offer anti-depressive benefits.
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University of Wisconsin Opens Country’s First Master’s in Psychedelic Medicine

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The University of Wisconsin is the first in the U.S. to offer a master's degree in development of psychedelic medicine.
Women Are More Likely to Use Psychedelics Than Men

Survey: Women Use Psychedelics More Often Than Men

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A new survey finds women are more likely to self-treat with psychedelics than men, particularly for issues including depression and trauma.
Australia to Study Psilocybin for Meth Addiction

Australia to Study Psilocybin for Meth Addiction

New psychedelic research underway in Australia will look at the success of treating meth addiction with psilocybin.
Can Psilocybin Cure Obesity? NeonMind Biosciences Thinks It Just Might

Can Psilocybin Cure Obesity? NeonMind Biosciences Thinks It Just Might

Can psilocybin help cure obesity? NeonMind Biosciences is hopeful. The company is researching the benefits of psychedelics for eating disorders.
Psychotherapist Kelli Foulkrod Takes a Holistic Approach to Trauma Treatment With Psychedelics

Psychotherapist Kelli Foulkrod Takes a Holistic Approach to Trauma Treatment With Psychedelics

Psychotherapist Kelli Foulkrod uses psychedelics with her patients as part of her holistic treatment to mental health issues.
Ketamine Retreats Focus on Healing Power of Nature

Silo Wellness Ketamine Retreats to Focus on Healing Power of Nature

Silo Wellness Inc., a wellness company in the psychedelics and functional mushroom space, is offering ketamine-assisted psychedelics wellness retreats
Small Pharma Clinical Trials to Study DMT for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Small Pharma Clinical Trials to Study DMT for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Small Pharma is going into clinical trials to look at DMT for depression relief. The UK company says it believes benefits will be immediate.
Silo Wellness to Launch a Bob Marley-Labeled Line of Psilocybin

Silo Wellness to Launch a Bob Marley-Labeled Line of Psilocybin Mushrooms

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The family of Bob Marley and Silo Wellness have teamed up for the first line of commercial psilocybin mushrooms.
Core One Labs and Ketamine Infusion Centers to Explore DMT Research for Anxiety and Depression

Core One Labs and Ketamine Infusion Centers to Explore DMT Therapy for Anxiety and Depression

Core One Labs is exploring DMT therapy for anxiety and depression in a partnership with Ketamine Infusion Centers.
Beckley Psychtech Explores Psilocybin for Headache Treatment

Beckley Psytech Explores Psilocybin for Headache Treatment

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A new study is looking at how psilocybin treatment may help to reduce debilitating short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks.
How One Dying Man Received Canada's First End of Life Psilocybin Treatment

Canada’s First End of Life Psilocybin Treatment Brought Peace to Terminal Man

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Tony White may have lost his battle with cancer, but becoming the first end of life recipient of psilocybin treatment has changed everything.
Minority Veterans Organization Urges Congress to Loosen Restrictions on Psychedelic Therapies

Minority Veterans Organization Urges Congress to Loosen Restrictions on Psychedelic Therapies

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A minority veterans organization wants access to psychedelic therapies for PTSD and depression. It's urging Congress to take action.
Missouri Bill Would Give Terminally Ill Patients Access to Psychedelic Therapies

Missouri Bill Would Give Terminally Ill Patients Access to Psychedelic Therapies

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Missouri residents with terminal or debilitating conditions may soon be able to access psychedelics under a new bill.
What are Psilocybin Truffles? Are They Safe?

What are Psilocybin Truffles? Are They Safe?

Mushrooms have garnered plenty of attention for their psychedelic properties. Now the mushroom's ts lesser-known cousin, psilocybin truffles is in the spotlight.
How Do Hallucinogens Work?

How Do Hallucinogens Work? The Complete Guide to Psychedelic Benefits

Whether trying psychedelics recreationally or clinically, you may wonder: just how do hallucinogens work? Here's the guide to what to expect.
UFC Explores Psychedelic Therapy for Brain-Injured Fighters

UFC Explores Psychedelic Therapy for Brain-Injured Fighters

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UFC is exploring psychedelic therapy for helping its fighters with brain injuries overcome the short and long-term issues.
How Music Plays a Role In Psychedelic Experiences

Should You Listen to Music During Psychedelic Treatments? How Sounds Impact the Experience

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Does listening to music under the influence of psychedelics impact the experience? Here's what you need to know.
So, You Want to Take Ibogaine: Here's What You Need to Know About Treatment

So, You Want to Take Ibogaine: Here’s What You Need to Know About Treatment

Ibogaine treatment can help with a number of conditions including addiction. But where should you go? Are all centers safe? Here's what you need to know.
The Benefits of Mescaline: How An Ancient Cactus Became a Future Medicine

The Benefits of Mescaline: How An Ancient Cactus Became a Future Medicine

The benefits of Mescaline run the gamut. Over the centuries it's been revered for its psychedelic spiritual effects and that may make it a valuable too for the future.
Listening to Ecstasy: Can This Man Normalize MDMA for Seniors?

Charley Wininger Hopes to Normalize MDMA With New Book ‘Listening to Ecstasy’

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In his book 'Listening to Ecstasy' psychoanalyst and mental health counselor Charley Wininger discusses MDMA's benefits, including in his own marriage.
What Is Peyote? Everything You Need to Know About Mescaline Cactus

What Is Peyote? Everything You Need to Know About Mescaline Cactus

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What is peyote? Here's everything you need to know about the psychedelic mescaline-rich cactus native to Mexico.
Study: 69% of Suicidal Patients Saw 'Significant' Improvement With Ketamine Therapy

Study: 69% of Suicidal Patients Saw ‘Significant’ Improvement With Ketamine Therapy

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A new study links ketamine therapy to a significant reduction in thoughts of suicide for 69 percent of study participants.
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5-MeO-DMT: Can ‘Toad Juice’ Cure Depression?

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Clinical trials will look at the benefits of 5-MEO DMT as a treatment for relief from a number of mental health issues including depression.
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How Red Light Holland Is Bringing Psilocybin Truffles Mainstream

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Canada's Red Light Holland is preparing to take its psilocybin truffles global as demand for psychedelics heats up.
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Are Psychedelics the Secret for Coma Patients? Why This Doctor Thinks They Might Be

Should coma patients be given psychedelics? Dr. Hyder Khoja thinks they could be the best weapon in helping comatose people wake.
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Canada Moves Closer Toward Legalizing Psychedelics

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Canada is stepping toward legalization of psychedelics to aid in treating mental health issues.

Daniel Carcillo’s Wesana Health Raises $4 Million to Expand Psychedelic Research

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Wesana Health, founded by former NHL star Daniel Carcillo, has raised $4 million to continue its psychedelic research for traumatic brain injuries.
Is America Ready for Psilocybin Mushroom Retreats

Is America Ready for Psilocybin Mushroom Retreats?

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With Oregon's recent victory for psychedelics, psilocybin retreats could soon be commonplace. What does that mean for mental health treatment?
What Are K-Holes? The Ketamine Experience Explained

What Are K-Holes? The Ketamine Experience Explained

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What are k-holes? These ketamine-induced experiences can be life-changing for people suffering from depression.
Psychedelics and Addiction

Could Psilocybin End Our Addiction Crisis?

Psilocybin is showing potential in addressing the alcoholism and addiction crises, new data find.
Mike Tyson Credits 5-MeO

5 Athletes Who Healed With Psychedelic Therapy

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Some of the world's top athletes have used psychedelic therapy to overcome addiction, depression, and other mental health issues.
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New Synthetic Ibogaine Treats Addiction With Fewer Side Effects

A new version of synthetic ibogaine can treat opioid addiction but with a decreased risk of cardiac arrhythmias.
Eating Disorders With Psychedelics

Adele LaFrance: Healing Eating Disorders With Psychedelics

Clinical psychologist Adele LaFrance is working with psychedelics like ayahuasca to help treat eating disorders.
Psychedelic Psychotherapy Clinic

World’s First Psychedelic Psychotherapy Clinic to Open in January

The world’s first psychedelic-assisted therapy clinic of its kind is set to open its doors in the UK. AWAKN uses Ketamine, MDMA, and psilocybin alongside psychotherapy to treat mental health disorders. Run by Dr. Ben Sessa, AWAKN was formerly…
Ibogaine Treatment Could Wipe Out Opioid Addiction

How Ibogaine Treatment Could Wipe Out Opioid Addiction

Ibogaine treatment facilities are popping up all around the world offering those addicted to opioids hope at long-lasting recovery without enduring painful withdrawal. Yet, the therapy is outlawed in the United States, a country in the throes…
Breaking Down Barriers to Psychedelic Medicine

Allison Feduccia: Breaking Down Barriers to Psychedelic Medicine

“Career suicide!” That’s what Allison Feduccia’s graduate advisor told her when she told her in 2009 she wanted to use her PhD to explore the therapeutic possibilities of psychedelic medicine. “She was like, ‘Are you sure?…
Psychedelics Help Treat Eating Disorders

Can Psychedelics Help Treat Eating Disorders?

Psychedelics have been touted for their untapped therapeutic potential. Recent clinical trials have shown that they can help treat depression, OCD, alcoholism, and even help to kick the habit. Now, a new study released from Imperial…
What Is Ketamine Therapy

What Is Ketamine Therapy?

In March 2019 the FDA approved ketamine, under the trade name Spravato (esketamine), for clinical use in treatment-resistant depression therapy. This is the first hallucinogen approved for therapeutic usage in the United States. Technically,…
Psychedelics the Most Cost-Effective Way to Treat Mental Health Issues

Are Psychedelics the Most Cost-Effective Way to Treat Mental Health Issues?

Psychedelics are proving to be effective alternatives to conventional drug treatments for mental health issues. And they may be more cost-effective, too. This combination could change mental health care as we know it. According to data from…
The Healing Power of Ayahuasca

The Healing Power of Ayahuasca: An Ancient Medicine for Modern Times

People say Mother Ayahuasca calls you when you’re ready. Her voice begins as an intuitive whisper. It reaches a crescendo until you finally take notice and come to her. And when you do, she does her magic and your life is changed forever. That’s…
Journey Colab Raises $3 Million for Mescaline Therapy

Journey Colab Raises $3 Million for Mescaline Therapy

Journey Colab, a platform developing a pipeline for psychedelic therapy, has announced $3 million in funding. The funding comes from Apollo Project, founded by Sam Altman, the former Y Combinator president. The platform, which he runs with…
Psychedelics and Depression

Psychedelics and Depression: What You Need to Know

Depression and psychedelics? Do they go together? Depression rates are spiking. Here’s how psychedelics may help. While seasonal depression is a reality for millions of people, this year is unique due to the pandemic. More than…
Opioid Addiction Ibogaine Treatment Centers

Opioid Addiction Ibogaine Treatment Centers Could Soon Be Coming to Canada

Obtaining treatment for opioid addiction in specialized psychedelics clinics could soon be a reality for millions of Canadians. Vancouver-based Universal Ibogaine has announced its partnership with Westmount Park Investments to develop addiction…
Public Psilocybin Depression Treatment Program

Amsterdam Launches the World’s First Public Psilocybin Depression Treatment Program

A groundbreaking depression treatment center has opened in the Netherlands. The Synthesis clinic uses psilocybin to help clients battling depression and other mental health disorders. Psilocybin, which comes from several strains of fungi,…
Psychotherapy and Psychedelics Work Together

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…
Wearable Ketamine Device

This Wearable Ketamine Device Could Be a Breakthrough In Non-Opioid Pain Management

A new wearable ketamine device could help treat pain without the need for habit-forming opioids. Research-stage biotech startup Bexson Biomedical and medical device manufacturer Stevanato Group have partnered on the device. “Post-operative…
Healing Addiction With Psychedelic Therapy

Healing Addiction With Psychedelic Therapy

Craig Salerno has seen too much senseless death. “Unfortunately, I can no longer count on my hands how many people I’ve witnessed overdose, die, suicide, and to me, it’s an absolute crisis. Addiction is a crisis and it appears to be on…
Ibogaine Therapy Offers Hope For Opioid Addiction

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,…
The Risks and Rewards of Psychedelic Medicine

The Risks and Rewards of Psychedelic Medicine

“What in the world is going on here? How do we wrap our heads around this?” Dr. Roland Griffiths is asking the question on the minds of many psychiatrists and scientists. Dr. Griffiths is director of the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness…
Lauren Taus Brings All Her Strengths to Ketamine Therapy

Lauren Taus Brings All Her Strengths to Ketamine Therapy

I left my conversation with Lauren Taus thinking about Henry David Thoreau, the early American essayist, poet and philosopher. Which wasn’t exactly what I had expected. If you Google her name, you will see many images of Lauren in her…
Heroic Hearts Project Connects Military Veterans with Psychedelic Therapy

Heroic Hearts Project Connects Military Veterans with Psychedelic Therapy

On an improvised 70-mile marathon through the Andes Mountains of Peru, alone and severely dehydrated, it occurred to Jesse Gould that he might die. A former Army Ranger, Gould knew about pushing himself to the physical limit. Now his experience…
Ketamine: The Greatest Drug in the World

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…
Remarkable Psilocybin Retreats

Spotlighting Several Remarkable Psilocybin Retreats

To start with, you’re going to need to find your passport. Because psilocybin mushrooms and truffles are illegal in all fifty states, you’ll have to say fairly well to the old US of A for a few days. Ready? I know just the place —…
Establishing the Ethical Imperative in Psychedelic Medicine

Establishing the Ethical Imperative in Psychedelic Medicine

Psychedelics are making a bold comeback and are poised to revolutionize modern medicine as we currently know it. With MDMA-assisted psychotherapy receiving the coveted “Breakthrough Therapy” designation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration,…
Can You Heal a Broken Reality with Psilocybin Therapy

Can You Heal a Broken Reality with Psilocybin Therapy?

The disease has dogged Steve since he was a teenager. It limited Steve’s ability to function in school and diminished his career opportunities. Over the years the illness torpedoed romances and friendships. Depression is a desolating mood…

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