Dr. Eve Maram schizophrenia, the schizophrenia complex, and learning to better support those we love who suffer with schizophrenia.
We talk with author Sara Schley about bipolar as a spectrum and the different variations of bipolar disorder; why it is that so many people with bipolar are misdiagnosed and the issues this presents to those individuals and their families; major triggers for bipolar episodes and why medication isn’t enough to keep people stable; the self-care system Schley has developed for living with a bipolar brain; and how to support your friends/family that are in a bipolar crisis.
Bob Wold from Clusterbuster.org joins us to discuss psychedelics as the most effective treatment discovered thus far for those suffering from Cluster Headaches
Dr. Rosalind Watts joins us on the show to help breakdown and better understand the nuances of the psilocybin for depression trials she leads at Imperial College London, and the new trials she is currently leading.
Adam Strauss is on the show to dive into how psychedelic medicine helped him overcome debilitating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
I recorded several short, on location interviews during my travel through Europe in the summer of 2018. Most of them we shot at OZORA FESTIVAL, in Hungary. I had the amazing opportunity to be surrounded by the amazing psychedelic thinkers and researchers and I took that opportunity to ask them some questions. Three questions in fact.
Psychedelics can provide us experiences that shift our conception of self and demand meaningful alterations of lifestyle and behaviour, and this impact can and does contribute to more ecologically mindful choices.
I have been exploring the ‘Paul Stamets Nootropic Vitamin Complex, Stacking Formula For Epigenetic Neurogenesis’ for about 3 months. It contains three ingredients, including psilocybin mushrooms.
Back in 2009, I had a drug-induced psychosis. I realized that this psychotic episode was also the launching pad for my first real spiritual awakening. In this video, I share the delusion I was suffering from during that psychosis.
Psychedelic’s capacity to impact positive change in the lives of those suffering from mental illness, and even their capacity to heal it entirely is the medicalized road to their modern legitimization, but what about the discussion around psychedelic causing mental illness; psychotic episodes, transient hypomania, and even full-blown psychosis?
In honor of World Mental Health Day and the #letstalk movement, here is a story about my journey with mental illness.
We welcome French cultural anthropologist and philosopher Martin Fortier on the show for this episode to discuss his research into how culture influences cognition. His current PhD research project consists of exploring the interplay between neurobiological processes and culture in hallucinogenic experiences. His main fieldwork is located in Shipibo communities of the Middle Ucayali, in the Peruvian Amazon.