Underground Ayahuasca: Discussing Pitfalls and Therapeutic Potential with Dr. Rachel Harris

Both underground ayahuasca use and legitimate ayahuasca research face many challenges in North America today, and not just because of the brew’s illegality. Would-be psychonauts who choose to take ayahuasca in the US face the challenges of finding a legitimate source and self-managing an extremely intense psychological experience often without any therapeutic support. Scientists hoping […]

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Are Psychedelics Medicine? Understanding the Safety & Therapeutic Value of Psychedelics

For anyone skeptical of the mental health benefits of psychedelics, hearing them referred to as “medicine” is sure to cause eye-rolling. Since the late 1960’s, psychedelics have been portrayed as dangerous, frivolous, and inherently anti-establishment. Any self-respecting adult would surely avoid taking psychedelics for fear of going crazy or jumping off a building. From the […]

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Psychedelic Comedy and Radical Honesty: Interview with Comedian and Podcaster Duncan Trussell

Psychedelic Science 2017 is fast approaching, and in addition to lectures and workshops from some of the world’s leading experts on psychedelic research and therapy, this conference will break new ground by hosting the world’s first Psychedelic Comedy Banquet, bringing a dose of levity and hilarity to an often serious subject. Headlining this banquet will […]

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