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...
What Are Entheogens and How Do They Help With Mental Illness?

What Are Entheogens and How Do They Help With Mental Illness?

You may have heard of entheogens before, but what are entheogens? More importantly, how do entheogens help with mental illness? In short, entheogens are substances that can produce changes in consciousness, perception, and mood. This can include changes in thoughts,...
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.”...