Tony White may have lost his battle with cancer, but becoming the first end of life recipient of psilocybin treatment has changed everything.

by Jennifer Walker-Journey on March 10, 2021 When Tony White learned last spring that his bladder cancer was terminal, he completely withdrew from life.  “I was in a dark place, I’d been diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer at the beginning of COVID-19, I’m tired, I’m upset and I’m tired of being isolated,” the 46-year-old CanadianContinue reading “Tony White may have lost his battle with cancer, but becoming the first end of life recipient of psilocybin treatment has changed everything.”

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”

Psychedelic mushrooms at center of effort to help dying patients

Updated Nov 28, 2020; Posted Nov 28, 2020 Facebook ShareTwitter Share156sharesBy Kaiser Health News By JoNel Aleccia 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 stage 4Continue reading “Psychedelic mushrooms at center of effort to help dying patients”

Psychedelic mushrooms at center of effort to help dying patients

Updated Nov 28, 2020; Posted Nov 28, 2020   A vendor bags psilocybin mushrooms at a cannabis marketplace in Los Angeles on May 24, 2019.AP Photo/Richard Vogel By Kaiser Health News By JoNel Aleccia Back in March, just as anxiety over COVID-19 began spreading across the U.S., Erinn Baldeschwiler of La Conner, Washington, found herself facingContinue reading “Psychedelic mushrooms at center of effort to help dying patients”

Psilocybin makes cancer patients see their loved ones in a new light

BY ERIC W. DOLAN  SEPTEMBER 5, 2017  Share on Facebook Share on Twitter SHARE New research sheds light on why the psychedelic drug psilocybin helps to lessen the mental anguish experienced by people with advanced cancer. “The findings of the study support the conclusion that psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy is well accepted by participants and constitutes a promising intervention forContinue reading “Psilocybin makes cancer patients see their loved ones in a new light”

What if a Pill Can Change Your Politics or Religious Beliefs?

A new mental health treatment using the psychedelic compound psilocybin raises questions about medicine and values By Eddie Jacobs on October 11, 2020 “Magic” mushrooms, a source of psilocybin. Credit: Joe Amon Getty Images How would you feel about a new therapy for your chronic pain, which—although far more effective than any available alternative—might also change your religious beliefs? OrContinue reading “What if a Pill Can Change Your Politics or Religious Beliefs?”