Books

Violência Sexual e Políticas de Gênero no Campo Ayahuasqueiro: Uma perspectiva brasileira

Ana Gretel Echazú Böschemeier. Professora Adjunta do Departamento de Antropologia/UFRN. Atua nas áreas de gênero, raça-etnicidade e saúde coletiva. Integra os núcleos de estudo NESC e […]

At Chacruna: Ambassadors to Hidden Territories: Set and Setting in Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy

Veronika Gold & Eric Sienknecht If someone had told us a few years ago we would be legally using MDMA and ketamine in psychotherapy, we’d have laughed at […]

At Chacruna: A Playlist for Psilocybin by Kelan Thomas

Matt “River” Baldwin I met Kelan Thomas, PharmD, last year when we were both enrolled in the Certificate in Psychedelic Therapies and Research Program at CIIS in […]

At Chacruna: Sexual Assault and Gender Politics in Ayahuasca Traditions: A View from Brazil

Gretel Echazú & Camila Benedito In August of this year, a bomb exploded in the world of New Age practitioners: The Brazilian guru, Prem Baba, a […]

At Chacruna: A Collective Open Apology for Response to Racist Language in the Women and Psychedelics Forum

Collective During the Women and Psychedelics Forum, co-promoted by the Chacruna Institute for Psychedelic Plant Medicines and the East West Psychology Program of the California Institute of […]

At Chacruna: An Open Apology for Racist Language in the Women and Psychedelics Forum

Valerie Coral During the Women and Psychedelics Forum, co-promoted by the Chacruna Institute for Psychedelic Plant Medicines and the East West Psychology Program of the California Institute […]

At Chacruna: Toad Medicine: New Psychedelic Knowledge under Construction?

Ali Cortina The increasing supply and consumption of the so-called “toad medicine” in various parts of the world has led to a series of claims without […]

At Chacruna: Radical Risk Reduction For Event And Community Organizers

Annie Oak The #MeToo civil rights movement is creating an opportunity for communities of all types to develop new ways to resolve conflict. As more people […]

At Chacruna: Ayahuasca community guide to preventing sexual abuse

Sexual abuse and misconduct towards female participants in ayahuasca circles are, unfortunately, quite prevalent occurrences. Exact numbers are difficult to obtain, as most cases never come […]

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 […]