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Psychedelics and Veterans

Psychedelics and Veterans

Today is Veterans Day and we’re looking at why veterans are good candidates for psychedelic-assisted therapy. Psychedelic-assisted therapy is a new and promising treatment modality for mental health conditions, including PTSD. Despite the illegality associated with...

How is Mescaline Used for Mental Health?

How is Mescaline Used for Mental Health?

In recent years, there has been an increase in interest in the use of psychedelic drugs for therapeutic purposes. One well-known psychedelic drug is mescaline. Mescaline is a natural alkaloid produced in several cacti, including Peyote and San Pedro. In this post,...

Psilocybin and Cancer Treatment

Psilocybin and Cancer Treatment

A growing topic in cancer treatment is the potential benefits of psilocybin. Cancer is a devastating disease that touches almost everyone in some way. In the United States, cancer is the second leading cause of death, accounting for nearly 1 in 4 deaths. According to...

What is Ketamine Therapy?

What is Ketamine Therapy?

In recent years, the field of psychedelic-assisted therapy has been gaining traction all around the world. As more research continues to be conducted and published indicating the therapeutic potential of these substances, the field of psychiatry is changing.  One...

Can Psilocybin Help Relieve Stress?

Can Psilocybin Help Relieve Stress?

We know psilocybin and other entheogens are currently being studied for their mental health benefits, but what about stress? Today is National Stress Awareness Day. It’s important to take a moment to think about the stressors in our lives and how we can best manage...

The Scary Truth About Psychedelics

The Scary Truth About Psychedelics

Happy Halloween everyone! Today, we're going to be discussing the scary truth about psychedelics. The truth is, psychedelics don't seem to be as scary as we were once led to believe. It’s no secret that psychedelics have had a scary reputation for quite some time, but...

The Current State of Psychedelics in America

The Current State of Psychedelics in America

The current state of psychedelics in America is disrupting the world of psychiatry but in a good way. Breakthrough science on the mental health benefits of psilocybin and other entheogens is showing leaping advances in mental health treatment. People from all over the...

Microdosing Psychedelics to Improve Mental Health?

Microdosing Psychedelics to Improve Mental Health?

You may have heard of people microdosing psychedelics to improve mental health, but what  exactly is microdosing? Why are people doing it, and what else is there to know about microdosing psychedelics? We answer all of these questions below as we take a closer look at...

Psychedelics and Depression

Psychedelics and Depression

According to the World Health Organization, depressive disorders affect more than 280 million people around the world. Globally, that’s 5% of adults who are suffering from depression. “Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide and is a major contributor to...