What is the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act?

Here in Oregon we just passed two ballot initiatives that will lead to profound changes for people with mental health and substance use issues, and for people who are seeking healing of all kinds. This is part two of a series of blog posts where I will be discussing these new laws, what they meanContinue reading “What is the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act?”

Salvia Divinorum Online Training

Salvia divinorum and salvinorin A: Traditional and non-traditional use and clinical potential Could This Legal Psychedelic Help Addiction and Chronic Pain? In this self-paced online course I discusses Salvia divinorum, a unique psychedelic plant which acts exclusively on kappa opioid receptors, and could be beneficial clinically in much the same way as MDMA, psilocybin, andContinue reading “Salvia Divinorum Online Training”

Navigating Psychedelics for Clinicians and Therapists

Are you a Clinician or Therapist looking to serve your clients better? Navigating Psychedelics Live Course for Clinicians and Therapists gives you tools to understand your clients’ needs. Whether you are doing legal psychedelic therapy, integration, or trying to better understand the psychedelic landscape as a service provider in a growing industry, this class is designedContinue reading “Navigating Psychedelics for Clinicians and Therapists”

I Support Measure 109

Why yes, I am included in this year’s Oregon Voters’ Pamphlet! I support Measure 109, which allows manufacture, delivery, and administration of psilocybin at supervised and licensed facilities. The measure further imposes a two-year development period. Nurses, Doctors and Healthcare Leaders Across Oregon Urge You to Vote Yes on Measure 109 It’s the Healing SolutionContinue reading “I Support Measure 109”

What is a brain on Salvia?

Hey look, a new article about Salvia research! In this piece for Wired, Daniel Oberhaus discusses a new research paper that just came out from the team at Johns Hopkins, in which they conducted fMRI brain scan of healthy adults while they inhaled vaporized salvinorin A (SA). Why is this study significant?  This is theContinue reading “What is a brain on Salvia?”

Psychedelics, Hallucinogens and Entheogens: What Clinicians Need to Know

Learn about psychedelics while earning CE credits! I really enjoyed putting together this six hour training with PESI. We cover classic psychedelics, dissociatives, empathogens, complex psychedelics, and atypical psychedelics. There are a lot of trainings coming out now for clinicians by clinicians that focus on the latest research. The latest research is incredibly interesting, soContinue reading “Psychedelics, Hallucinogens and Entheogens: What Clinicians Need to Know”

Learn about MDMA and ecstasy with Dr. Peter H Addy

What’s the difference between MDMA and “ecstasy”? Where did these thing come from, who uses them, and why? Watch this video to learn the answers to these questions and more. You might already be experimenting with “ecstasy” or “molly”, two names for street drugs which sometimes contain MDMA. MDMA and ecstasy are not the sameContinue reading “Learn about MDMA and ecstasy with Dr. Peter H Addy”