Useful Links

Useful Links from Open Your Mind

The Beckley Foundation – British organization supporting research into psychedelics and advocating internationally for the reform of drug laws.

Chacruna – Writings on psychedelic plant medicine and science, culture and spirituality.

The California Institute for Integral Studies Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research – Information on CIIS’s psychedelic research and training program for psychedelic guides/therapists.

Compass Pathways – A healthcare company working to develop and gain regulatory approval for psychedelic therapy for treatment-resistant depression in the U.S. and Europe.

Council on Spiritual Practices – A collaboration between guides, scientists and religious scholars seeking to “make direct experience of the sacred more available to more people.”

Drug Policy Alliance – Group working to end the war on drugs and “promote new drug policies grounded in science compassion, health, and human rights.”

Entheogenic Research Integration and Education (ERIE) – A San Francisco-based meetup group that reviews and conducts research on entheogens, develops methods for integrating experiences with entheogens and provides a forum for discussion.

Erowid – A trove of more than 60,000 pages of information about psychoactive drugs, plants, chemicals, and technologies.

Esalen Institute – Big Sur retreat center where Stanislav and Christina Grof developed and taught holotropic breathwork techniques.

Fungi Perfecti – Paul Stamets’s company offering gourmet and medicinal mushroom products and supplies.

The Global Ibogaine Therapy Alliance (GITA)– Standard operating procedures for ibogaine providers and a useful reference for those seeking ibogaine treatment.

Heffter Research Institute -A nonprofit dedicated to supporting research into psychedelic compounds.

International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research and Service (ICEERS) – A site offering support and integration services, information on iboga and ayahuasca, and scientific and legal information.

The Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Cancer Project – Information on the completed study and on upcoming psilocybin research.

Kahpi – Video courses on the ethnobotany, neuroscience, and culture related to ayahuasca, created by credentialed experts in their fields.

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) – A research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.

New York University Psilocybin Cancer Anxiety Study – Information on the results of NYU’s study of psilocybin to treat cancer-related anxiety and how to participate in future research.

The Open Hyperspace Traveler – Educational resources about harm reduction, testing for adulterants, and how to deal with difficult trips.

Psychedelics Today  – A weekly podcast on all things psychedelic.

PsychonautWiki  – A site documenting drug and non-drug methods for expanding consciousness.

Psymposia – Discussions of current issues in psychedelia.

Students for Sensible Drug Policy – An international network of students dedicated to ending the war on drugs.

The Third Wave – A site providing clear, well-referenced information about psychedelics to the general public

University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness – Research and training related to mindfulness meditation’s role in health care, stress reduction and medicine.

The Usona Institute – A medical research organization supporting psychedelic research and the FDA registration of psilocybin therapy.

Women’s Visionary Council – Educational organization that organizes gatherings examining “heightened states of awareness” including the Women’s Visionary Congress.

Zendo Project – A psychedelic harm reduction project that aims to “transform difficult psychedelic experiences into valuable learning opportunities “at festivals and elsewhere.