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Psychedelic Mushroom Day is 9/20

Psychedelic Mushroom Day is 9/20

September 20th is the official holiday for psychedelic mushrooms. Psilocybin, also known as magic mushrooms, are fungi that contain the psychoactive compound psilocybin. This holiday for psilocybin advocacy and law reform is similar to the 4/20 holiday for cannabis....

Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy for Anorexia

Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy for Anorexia

According to the National Eating Disorder Association, anorexia affects approximately 2.8 million people in the United States alone. The vast majority of those affected are women between the ages of 15 and 24. Sadly, anorexia has the highest rate of suicide than any...

What is Psychotherapy and How Does it Work?

What is Psychotherapy and How Does it Work?

You may have heard of it, but what is psychotherapy and how does it work? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, a staggering 52.9 million adults in the United States suffer from some form of mental illness. That’s almost one in every five people. Many...

National Suicide Prevention Month: Psychedelics

National Suicide Prevention Month: Psychedelics

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. In the U.S. alone, there are an average of 123 suicides every day. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S. It’s the second leading cause of death for people ages 25-34, and the third leading cause of...