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Psychedelics Shown to Ease the Effects of Racial Trauma

A recent study found that even a single positive psychedelic experience may ease mental health symptoms associated with racial trauma experienced by Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC).

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Psychedelic Drugs Can Help Treat PTSD Caused by Racism, Discrimination: Researchers

Williams is the co-lead author of a recent retrospective study that found those who tried doses of psilocybin (more commonly known as magic mushrooms), LSD, or MDMA (the pure substance found in Ecstasy or Molly) reported a decrease in trauma symptoms, depression and anxiety after 30 days.

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Study Finds Ketamine Can Help Patients Manage Depression and PTSD

Through this treatment plan, the patient was able to “reconceptualize her trauma” and “was able to move through difficult memories and emotions rather than letting them consume her,” explained U of O associate professor, Monnica Williams.

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Psychedelic Therapy and Racial Trauma: Offering Clients a Deeper Experience of Healing

Like most people of color in the United States, psychotherapist and researcher Monnica Williams has experienced myriad forms of racism. Early in her career, understanding its effects on her mind and body motivated her to help clients address their own racial trauma in therapy.

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How Researchers and Advocates of Color Are Forging Their Own Paths in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

We’re seeing an explosion of medical research into psychedelics. Psilocybin, or shrooms, to treat major depressive disorder. Ayahuasca, a psychotropic plant medicine from the Amazon, and ibogaine, a potent hallucinogen from Africa, to treat addiction. LSD for anxiety.

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Women in Psychedelics: Dr. Monnica Williams

Many people of color suffer from trauma and need healing from traumatic experiences of racism. Unfortunately, Black Americans and other people of color are being left out of psychedelics research.

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