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Psychedelic Research

While the use of psychedelic substances dates back to ancient times, research into their effects and uses was effectively shut down until recently. LSD was first discovered in 1943, and a significant interest developed in the potential psychotherapeutic uses of it and other psychedelic drugs; however, with the rise of the 1960s counterculture movement and its adaptation of psychedelics as an act of rebellion against society, the drugs were deemed dangerous, made illegal, and effectively banned from research. Modern researchers are once again delving into their potential benefits in treating a multitude of issues—from anxiety, depression, and PTSD, to brain injury and even the fear of death associated with terminal cancer.

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Panel: Psychedelics, Injustice & Intersectionality of Trauma w/ Sevelius, Williams, Kahn & RedBear

Panel: Jae Sevelius, PhD, Monnica Williams, PhD, Paula Graciela Kahn, and LisaNa RedBear, moderated by Ismail Ali, JD A six-day global gathering of the international scientific community in Oakland, California to explore new research into the benefits and risks of MDMA, LSD, psilocybin, ayahuasca, ...

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Marginalized Voices, Racial Trauma, and the Psychedelic Healing Movement

Monnica T. Williams, Ph.D., ABPP, is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa, Canada Research Chair in Mental Health Disparities, and Director of the Laboratory for Culture and Mental Health Disparities.

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Race and Psychedelics With Dr. Monnica T. Williams

In this timely webinar - moderated by Chief Psychologist (USA) Dr. Dominique Morisano - clinical psychologist and thought-leader Dr.

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Treating Racial Trauma with Psychedelics; Addressing Mental Health Disparities | Think Supersystemic

Dr. Monnica T. Williams discusses her work in assessing racial trauma and mental health disparities in African-American communities.

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Psychedelic Psychotherapy is Coming: Who Will be Included? | PLS

Recently, there has been much excitement in the potential of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy to address a multitude of mental health conditions, including depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, addiction, end-of-life anxiety, and others. However, not everyone has been included.

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