Psychedelics Show Promise for Treating Dementia

“…this stands up to scientific rigor and is worthy of further exploration.” JANUARY 26, 2021 – BY NATE SELTENRICH Among the many medical and therapeutic applications of psychedelics being explored in labs and boardrooms today, Alzheimer’s disease has maintained a relatively low profile. But that may be changing, thanks in part to a review article published last summerContinue reading “Psychedelics Show Promise for Treating Dementia”

Psychedelics in Palliative Care

Drugs that foster feelings of uplift and connection can be therapeutic for many conditions in many phases of life By Mellody Hayes on March 20, 2020 After my presentation at a psychedelic science conference, a young professional woman approached me to share her moving story of healing and recovery from depression after participating in ketamine-assisted psychotherapy. She explained she had languishedContinue reading “Psychedelics in Palliative Care”

Airdrie patient with terminal cancer 1st Albertan to legally take magic mushroom treatment

Tony White says he ‘couldn’t be more at peace’ after psychedelic-assisted therapy  Colleen Underwood · CBC News Terminal cancer patient Tony White is the first Albertan to have undergone legal psychedelic therapy in Canada since Health Canada started allowing palliative care patients to take magic mushrooms to relieve end-of-life distress last year. White, who is from Airdrie,Continue reading “Airdrie patient with terminal cancer 1st Albertan to legally take magic mushroom treatment”

New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

By JoNel Aleccia This story also ran on The Seattle Times. This story can be republished for free (details). Back in March, just as anxiety over COVID-19 began spreading across the U.S., Erinn Baldeschwiler of La Conner, Washington, found herself facing her own private dread. Just 48 and the mother of two teenagers, Baldeschwiler was diagnosed with stageContinue reading “New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients”

Canada Will Let Terminally Ill Patients Use Psychedelic Mushrooms For End-Of-Life Care

ByBen Adlin Four cancer patients in end-of-life care will be become the first people in decades to legally possess and consume psilocybin mushrooms in Canada after a landmark decision Tuesday by the country’s minister of health. The patients petitioned Health Minister Patty Hajdu back in April for exemptions from the country’s laws against psilocybin inContinue reading “Canada Will Let Terminally Ill Patients Use Psychedelic Mushrooms For End-Of-Life Care”

Military veteran seeks magic mushroom therapy to combat PTSD

Author of the article: Bill Kaufmann Peter Atkinson says magic mushrooms have already done much to tame the post-traumatic stress demons conjured by two years serving in Afghanistan and Bosnia. But the retired Canadian Armed Forces master corporal said he’s hoping to become the country’s first military veteran to undergo legal, supervised psilocybin therapy “IContinue reading “Military veteran seeks magic mushroom therapy to combat PTSD”