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General Inquiries

BCSP conducts psychology and neuroscience research, but does not offer clinical treatment for mental health conditions. If you are seeking mental health care, please contact a licensed mental healthcare provider where you live. If you are having a medical emergency, please call “911” or go to the nearest emergency room.

If you are having thoughts of suicide, please call or text “988” to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Please note that the BCSP is primarily an academic research, training, and education institution. Sadly, we cannot respond to every public inquiry or guarantee a response time.

We appreciate your interest and your patience.

Supporting BCSP

The UC Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics is entirely funded by the generous philanthropic support of donors. Gifts of every size make a terrific impact on our ability to sustain and grow our science, journalism, and facilitator certification work. 

Please consider making your gift today here or connect with Patrick Gutteridge, Senior Director of Development at gutteridge@berkeley.edu or 415-385-3687.

For Media

For media inquiries only, please reach out to press.psychedelics@berkeley.edu. Please include your publication and deadline in the subject line.

For additional background, download our fact sheets on different aspects of psychedelics.

For Training

Berkeley’s Center for the Science of Psychedelics Certificate Program has now closed the 2023-2024 application cycle.

We will announce the 2024-2025 application cycle by December 2023. To be eligible, participants must be licensed mental healthcare providers or religious or spiritual care professionals.

If you would like to receive updates about the Certificate Program application process, please subscribe to our update newsletter.

Please use this form to communicate additional questions (that are not addressed in our FAQs) about the training program. We will respond to your inquiry as quickly as possible.