Exploring the potential of psychedelics for the betterment of all.
What are the risks? Ask the experts.
How should you choose a psychedelic therapist? What do “set and setting” mean? How should a trip sitter prepare for the experience? Experts answer these questions and more.
Psychedelic therapy and clinical trials
Interest in psychedelics is growing fast, but legal use—either through a clinical trial or psychedelic therapy—can be complicated.
The shifting legal landscape
In the United States, most psychedelic substances are illegal under federal law but states and municipalities are passing new laws to “decriminalize” them. What does that mean for how psychedelics are regulated? Plus, a dive into patent controversies.
Additional Footage from
How to Change Your Mind, a Netflix Documentary Series
Watch interviews with some of the leading minds in psychedelics, filmed for Netflix’s docuseries exploring the history and uses of substances including LSD, psilocybin, MDMA and mescaline.
Learn more about BCSP
BCSP aims to improve health and well-being for all through culturally-informed psychedelic research, training for psychedelic facilitators, and public education.
Learn more about BCSP psychedelic research
We bring together researchers from across disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biology, psychology, chemistry, and genetics, and experts in public policy, law, health economics, and religion.
Training in psychedelic facilitation
BCSP is training the next generation of psychedelic guides in a new program focused on interdisciplinary training for religious, spiritual-care, and health-care professionals.
Psychedelic Research: The Early Days, Censorship, and New Beginnings
Race, Therapy, Psychedelics, and the Drug War
PTSD Healing and Psychedelics