By Elizabeth Hartney — 2020
While research suggests that the phenomenon is rare, "acid flashbacks" are more than a memory for some people who have used acid or other hallucinogenic drugs such as phencyclidine (PCP).
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Once considered the quintessential party drug, MDMA (also known as “ecstasy,” “X,” or “molly”) is now experiencing a surge of interest in a completely different area: psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.
LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, is a synthetic drug with potent psychedelic properties. Commonly known as acid, it was originally derived from compounds found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye.
In the 1950s a group of pioneering psychiatrists showed that hallucinogenic drugs had therapeutic potential, but the research was halted as part of the backlash against the hippy counterculture.
Although it is not possible to actually stop an acid trip, this article provides tips that will help you identify symptoms and cope with the feelings and sensations you may experience during a bad trip. It also suggests ways to stay safe.
In the deep space of the psychedelic experience exists a teaching on unity principle and belonging with the earth.
As Western medicine brings psychedelics into mainstream use, a growing movement is innovating new business models grounded in reciprocity and inclusion.
Some Americans searching for alternative paths to healing have turned to psychedelics. But how does one forge a career as a guide when the substances are illegal?
Originating in the 1960s, as a thriving part of the counterculture havens of San Francisco and New York, psychedelics have long remained immersed in the recesses of the shadow economy.
Acid was at the start of its own long strange trip: from research chemical to psychiatric wonder drug, brainwashing tool to agent of ego-dissolution, cosmic insight and cultural revolution.
Ken Kesey’s visions of a different world set the Sixties in motion.