Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy: What You Need to Know

Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy: What You Need to Know

Psychedelic-assisted therapy is a type of psychotherapy that uses psychedelic drugs to enhance the therapeutic process. Psychedelics are a class of drugs that have psychoactive properties and alter a person’s perception, mood, and cognitive state. Psilocybin,...
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...
Psilocybin for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Psilocybin for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder characterized by obsessions,  unwanted thoughts, compulsions, or ritualized behaviors that the person cannot control. People with OCD often suffer from anxiety, depression, and a sense of isolation and...
What is the Right to Try Clarification Act?

What is the Right to Try Clarification Act?

The Right to Try Clarification Act is a proposed law that would clarify the right of terminally ill patients to access experimental therapies, such as psychedelic-assisted therapy. This right is currently protected by a federal statute called the “Right to Try Act.”...