Psychedelics As Therapeutic Treatments Focus Of New UW-Madison Psychedelics Master’s Degree

"We're particularly interested in training students to enter the growth pharmaceutical industry surrounding the use of these substances, providing them with the tools to understand the data and also to work in an ethical manner and adhere to all the regulatory pieces surrounding the use of these compounds," he said.

The Most Psychedelic Friendly Countries in the World

The use of psychedelics, especially naturally-occurring ones, dates back centuries. History has it that many of them served various traditional and healing purposes among the indigenous people in different parts of the world. However, their healing qualities have had a checkered past. This is now changing.

Psilocybin Could be a Major Game Changer for Millions of People

The psychedelics story is quickly gaining momentum. Over the last few months, Denver, Oakland, and Santa Cruz have recently legalized its use. Joining them, Ann Arbor, Michigan lawmakers voted to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms, as well.

Here’s How Psychedelic Therapy & Psilocybin In Canada Is Changing Lives

It took decades for the cannabis to become legal for recreational use and there does not seem to be a time in the near future that you can just walk into a dispensary and purchase magic mushrooms in the same way as you would marijuana, but thanks to the tireless work of some advocates for psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, psilocybin could be legal for medical use soon.

LSD Could Make You Happier, Healthier and Smarter. Should We All Try Lysergic Acid Diethylamide?

Far from being harmful, they found, hallucinogens can help sick people: They helped alcoholics drink less; terminal patients eased more gently into death. And it’s not just the infirm who are helped by the drugs. Psychedelics can make the healthy healthier, too.

Go to Top