Treatment

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…
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…
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…
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…