At Chacruna – Integration: The Upside of Coming Down – Part Two: Debriefing, Disrupting & Dark Journeys

Harvey Schwartz A broad consensus now exists: effective integration is where the therapeutic action is. Otherwise, these openings, insights, and transmissions become nothing more than fascinating […]

At Chacruna: Humankind Crowned – Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Virus

Bernd Brabec de Mori To put it up front, this essay is not about relativization. I am sitting in my flat, trying to make ends meet […]

At Chacruna: Native American Statement Regarding Decriminalization of Peyote

Steven Benally, Sandor Iron Rope, Arlen Lightfoot, Andrew Tso and Dawn D. Davis The National Council of Native American Churches (NCNAC) and the Board of the Indigenous Peyote Conservation […]

At Chacruna: Voluntary Isolation in the Age of Coronavirus

Glenn H. Shepard As governments around the world decide on public health measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, indigenous peoples across the Amazon, from the Madre […]

At Chacruna:

Black people living in Western culture may feel the impact of racialization, cultural trauma, and racism. We know that oppression and inequality can contribute to psychic […]

At Chacruna: Integration: The Upside of Coming Down

Harvey Schwartz Integration has ascended to quite a prominent position in the research and practices of what has recently come to be called “The Psychedelic Renaissance.” […]

At Chacruna: Myths and Realities About the Decriminalization of Psychedelics in the US

Sean McAllister The psychedelic renaissance is moving ahead full-steam; Denver decriminalized personal use and possession of psilocybin mushrooms; Oakland and Santa Cruz went farther and decriminalized […]

At Chacruna: Decriminalization Legal Library

Petitions, Resolutions, and Regulations for Decriminalization of Entheogens and Psychoactive Substances in the US This is a library of legal texts including petitions, resolutions, and proposed […]

At Chacruna: Oregon Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act

Whereas, Oregonians need adequate access to drug addiction treatment. Oregon ranks nearly last out of the 50 states in access to treatment, and the waiting lists to […]

At Chacruna: Oregon Psilocybin Services Act of 2020

Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oregon: SECTION 1. Findings. The People of the State of Oregon find that: (1) Oregon has […]

At Chacruna: Proposed Language for California Statewide Psilocybin Decriminalization Bill

California Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative 2020 SECTION 1. Title. This measure shall be known and may be cited as the “California Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative”. SEC. 2. Findings […]

How to Create Music for Psychedelic Work

Join Matt “River” Baldwin MFT as he discusses his experience with musical playlists for psychedelic work. He will share his insights into the theory and practice […]

At Chacruna: Kambô, Rapé and Sananga: A Reset on Body, Mind and Vision

Leandro Altheman Lopes On the road opened by the expansion of ayahuasca in urban centers, other native plants, substances, and knowledge of the Amazon rainforest came […]

At Chacruna: Oakland Resolution for Decriminalization of Entheogenic Plants and Fungi

WHEREAS, Entheogenic Plants, based on the term “entheogen”, originally conceived by Ott, Ruck, and other colleagues from a working group of anthropologists and ethnobotanists in 1979; and […]