Tag Archive for: addiction

Psychedelics Aiding Recovery with Arrowyn Ambrose

Psychedelics Aiding Recovery with Arrowyn Ambrose

In this episode, Arrowyn speaks on how psychedelics are integrated into recovery and addiction, how community can profoundly impact those in recovery, and how we can assist those who are in need of psychedelic therapy but may not have access.
Psilocybin Therapy for Alcohol Use Disorder

Psilocybin Reduces Heavy Drinking in Patients with Alcohol Use Disorder

A new study indicates that psilocybin-assisted therapy may reduce heavy drinking in patients with alcohol use disorder, with up to half of patients quitting altogether
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Exploring the History and Therapeutic Potential of Ayahuasca

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Researchers are exploring the therapeutic potential of ayahuasca, a visionary brew containing DMT. Here's everything you need to know.

Psychedelic Business Spotlight – June 3

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This week in psychedelic business news: Cybin moves towards clinical trials; Braxia releases data on treating depression with psilocybin; Clearmind files for a new patent; and much more!
British Columbia to Decriminalize Possession of All Drugs

British Columbia to Decriminalize Possession of Most Drugs

Those caught with under 2.5 grams of illicit drugs, including heroin and fentanyl, will not face jail time when the regulations go into effect.
Psilocybin Study Links Psychedelics to Lower Risk of Opioid AddictionShutterstock

New Study Links Psilocybin to Lower Risk of Opioid Addiction

Researchers attempt to replicate findings from a 2017 study that found classic psychedelic use conferred reduced risk of past-year opioid dependence and abuse.
Spotlight in Focus: Opioid Crisis Demands Psychedelic Innovation, Yesterday

Spotlight in Focus: Opioid Crisis Demands Psychedelic Innovation, Yesterday

This month's "Spotlight in Focus" features candid conversation with an opioid addict, and the director writes how psychedelic therapy can help.
4 Ways Psychedelics Can Positively Transform Women's Mental Health

4 Ways Psychedelics Can Positively Transform Women’s Mental Health

Jessika Lagarde, the co-founder of Women on Psychedelics, explores how various psychoactive substances can treat mental health issues including depression, eating disorders, PTSD, and addiction.
Johns Hopkins and Mydecine Partner to Further Psychedelic Therapy for Smoking Addiction

Johns Hopkins and Mydecine Partner to Further Psychedelic Therapy for Smoking Addiction

“Cigarette smoking remains one of the most difficult addictions to treat and contributes to more deaths than all the other substances combined, making this research vital," says Mydecine Innovations Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rakesh Jetly.
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."