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How Psychedelics Could Treat Alcohol Use Disorder

Psychedelic research catches up to decades of lost potential  Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a chronic brain disease marked by a pattern of alcohol use. It may include problems with controlling drinking, a preoccupation with alcohol, continuing to use alcohol even when it causes problems, drinking more alcohol to get a certain effect, or having …

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Third Wave’s Psychedelic Directory

The Third Wave worked in secret over the last year to bring together the world of psychedelic service providers to its community, and it’s finally here. Its purpose is to bring together the highest quality, most reputable retreats, clinics, therapists, and coaches (soon) into one free, searchable directory. Think of it as the AirBnB of …

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Canadian Psychedelic Association to Introduce a Proposal For Regulatory Changes to Health Canada

Organization Presents a Memorandum of Regulatory Approval to Health Canada and the Canadian Government A Nanos Research Survey released in August by the Canadian Psychedelic Association (CPA) shows 82 percent of Canadians approve the use of psilocybin-assisted therapy for people suffering from an end-of-life illness and 78 percent would support a government that legalized psilocybin-assisted …

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Could psychedelics change a damaged relationship with food and the body?

Psychedelic studies are underway for the potential treatment of Eating Disorders and obesity For the duration that humans have been alive, our relationship to food has changed, from one of survival, to one encompassing nutrition, satiation, indulgence, therapy, and even neglect. Add to that a complicated relationship with our bodies or body image, and you …

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Giuliana Furci: Leading the Path for Female Mycologists of Colour

By Sandra Nomoto Pioneering the Study of Fungi in Chile and Beyond In the last few decades, Giuliana Furci has become the biggest promoter of the study and protection of the fungi kingdom in Chile. The founder and CEO of Fundación Fungi (Fungi Foundation), she is the first female mycologist of non-lichenized mushrooms in Chile. …

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World’s First Global Research Institute for Psychedelic Therapies Opens Its Doors

A global team of researchers have launched a first-of-its-kind research institute that will develop psychedelic medicines to treat mental health disorders and other medical conditions. The network is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, and is supported with a planned investment of at least A$40 million dollars over five years. The newly launched Psychae Institute is the world’s first collaborative …

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Harvard Law’s Petrie-Flom Center Announces Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation

The Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation Seeks to Advance Evidence-Based Psychedelics Law and Policy The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School has announced a new research initiative, the Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation (POPLAR). This three-year project will promote safety, innovation, and equity in psychedelics research, commerce, and …

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New Potential for Psychedelics in Stroke Recovery

There have been vast improvements in the lifespan of Canadians who have suffered strokes in the past three decades. Despite this, strokes are still the third leading cause of death in Canada and a large contributor to the number of years lost due to ill-health, disability, or early death. Over 50,000 Canadians suffer from strokes …

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Queen’s University Health Sciences to Launch Psychedelics Research Collaborative

The Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University will create a research collaborative that will serve as an interdisciplinary space for research, innovation and knowledge translation in the field of psychedelics. The launch of the psychedelics research collaborative is enabled by the Dimensions Health Fund in support of the Study of Psychedelics, established by Dimensions Health …

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To Relax Your Mind, You Need to Relax Your Body

By Alison Palmer The past year has definitely been unnatural for all of us, and created detrimental effects on everyone’s physical and mental well-being. In fact, many people reported that they have felt more stressed due to their overall health and their personal hardships. Thus, a majority of Canadians have emphasized that they are placing …

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