Books

High Dose of Psilocybin in a HIV+ Homeless Shelter

Kevon Adrian Simpson After becoming privy to the research being done at top universities in regards to healing with plants medicines and other compounds, efforts were […]

Can Psychedelics “Cure” Gay People?

Clancy Cavnar Although it is common for people currently to express the opinion that psychedelics will open people’s minds, making them less judgmental and more able […]

The Island: Recovering Self, Culture and Place through Plant Medicine

Gerard Artesona I am a US Citizen of Puerto Rican descent, and have bloodlines tracing back to Cuba. I mainly identify as Puerto Rican, and I […]

The Psychedelic Renaissance Will Be Decided By Access

Kufikiri Imara In all of humanity’s history, great moments of change are a constant. The variable is humanity itself, and by which means we usher in […]

Drugs: Perspectives in Social Sciences

Bia Labate & Frederico Policarpo This book considers the practices and representations of the consumption of psychoactive substances. It discusses the theoretical and methodological instruments that […]

It’s Time for the Psychedelic Renaissance to Join the Harm Reduction Movement

Geoff Bathje, Vilmarie Fraguada Narloch and Joseph Rhea There has been a boom in interest in psychedelics, though many people, including licensed providers (LPs), are unfamiliar with the applicable […]

Is Medicalization the Only Way to Legalize Psilocybin and Ibogaine?

Ismail L. Ali In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulate and enforce how drugs are researched, marketed, […]

At Chacruna: On Treading Lightly Through the Lion’s Den: The Path to Psychedelic Legitimacy

Casey Alexander Paleo As the Western world approaches the dawning of a psychedelic renaissance, it would be wise to pause for a look back at our […]

At Chacruna: Historian Explains How Women Have been Excluded from the Field of Psychedelic Science

Erika Dyck Chacruna interviews historian Erika Dyck, who was invited to come join us on the Women and Psychedelics Forum, but whose agenda did not allow. The […]

At Chacruna: Introducing Chacruna’s Psychedelic Therapy Music Forum

Matt “River” Baldwin Psychedelic work almost universally makes use of music as a means to shape and guide the experience of those participating in it. The […]

At Chacruna: Dissolving the Binary: The Queerness of Psychedelics

Jeanna Eichenbaum The history of the English language use of the word “Queer” dates back to sixteenth century England. It originally meant “strange,” “peculiar,” “odd,” or […]

At Chacruna: Sexual Seduction in Ayahuasca Shaman and Participants Interactions

Daniela Peluso By focusing on sex and gender, I hope to highlight how flexible, yet fragile, social interactions can be in the context of health and […]

At Chacruna: It’s Too Late For Cannabis, But What About the Future of the Psychedelic Industry?

Katie Stone Like most everyone in the “Just Say No” generation, I was taught to stigmatize and fear all drug users. Fortunately, I grew up with […]

At Chacruna: The Urgent Need to Review the Botanical Classification of the Ayahuasca Vine

Regina Célia de Oliveira, Christopher W. Fagg, Bia Labate & Julia Sonsin Oliveira Currently, there is a huge boom of ayahuasca use throughout the globe. The […]