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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.

Neuroscape at UCSF Launches Psychedelic Research Division

Supported by $6.4 million in private funding, the Neuroscape neuroscience center investigates the experiential side of psychedelic therapies.

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding How Psilocybin Impacts the Brain

Researchers in Denmark shed light on psilocybin’s neurological effects after administering the substance to pigs in a recent study.

UCSF Launches Translational Psychedelic Research (TrPR) Program

TrPR Program takes an interdisciplinary and inclusive approach to investigating psychedelic-assisted therapies for higher risk patients.

Study Suggests Psychedelics Are Linked to Better Physical Health

A recent study finds that more psychedelic users report better physical health than those who’ve never used psychedelic substances.

More People Are Self-Medicating with Psychedelics, Says New Study

The world’s largest drug survey has found that some people are using psychedelics on their own to address mental health concerns.

Researchers Communicate with Lucid Dreamers, and It’s Pretty Psychedelic

Scientists have established real-time, two-way communication with people having lucid dreams, an experience that, according to two dream experts, is distinctly psychedelic in nature.