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Mescaline is Resurgent (Yet Again) As a Potential Medicine

Mescaline, one of the first classical psychedelics, is beginning to attract the interest of psychedelic researchers conducting clinical trials.

Low Dose Nitrous Oxide as a Possible Alternative to Ketamine for Treating Depression, Study Shows

The anesthetic gas could provide the same rapid relief of severe depression as ketamine, but with fewer side effects.

As the Pandemic Wanes and the Party Kicks Off, Drug Testing and Safety Are More Important Than Ever

The public conversation around drugs is shifting, as harm reduction advocates point to a growing body of evidence that most harm and fatalities derive from preventable circumstances.

Could Psilocybin Treat Depression without the Trip?

New research on mice suggests that the “trip is not necessary for the acute antidepressant effect.”

Compass Releases Framework for Psychedelic-Assisted Therapist Training Program

Therapists participating in Compass Pathways clinical trials receive instruction in a proprietary training methodology and model of psychological support.

Clinics Seek to Widen Access to Psychedelic Therapy for BIPOC and Other Marginalized Communities

Grassroots clinics across the U.S. aim to address the difficulties BIPOC face in accessing quality, psychedelic therapy.

CIIS Expands Training in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies to Boston

The first academic post-graduate certification program in the U.S. focused on psychedelic therapy now has a second training center outside San Francisco.

Psilocybin Could Provide Unique Treatment For Migraine Headaches

Small doses of psilocybin are shown in a study to provide effective relief from migraine headaches.

Psilocybin May Reduce Suicidal Thoughts in Terminally Ill Patients, Suggests New Study

Researchers found that psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for advanced cancer patients may be an effective alternative to existing antidepressant medications to prevent suicide.

Hunter Biden’s Admission Of Toad Venom Use Signals A Sea Change For Addiction Treatments

His desperate search for sobriety led him to Mexico for treatment using 5-MeO-DMT, reflecting a growing interest in psychedelic-assisted therapies for addiction.