Are Psychedelics Legal in the Netherlands?

Psychedelic drugs in the Netherlands In the Netherlands, it’s not difficult to find a shop selling psychedelic drugs – magic truffles, cacti, 5-Meo-DMT, iboga, and the like are all widely available at ‘smart shops’. Retreat centers are also accessible within the country, where individuals can pay to trip in a safe environment, and undergo therapy  …


Psilocybin for OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

Could psilocybin be used for the treatment of OCD? Psilocybin is currently being researched as a treatment for OCD by Drug Science founder, Prof David Nutt, at the Centre for Psychedelic Research. In this Drug Science webinar, Dr Nick Sireau provides an overview of OCD and the new research being launched into psilocybin as a  …


The World's Biggest Placebo-Controlled Microdosing Study

In this Drug Science webinar, Dr Balázs Szigeti explains the current science of microdosing as he presents the results from his self-blinded microdosing research, the largest placebo-controlled microdosing study in the world! Dr Szigeti also explains how participants created their microdoses with a placebo control as part of the revolutionary methodology he developed to reduce  …


YouGov Results - Is the UK Ready to Reschedule Psilocybin?

Summary Full Report Survey Data Does the UK support psilocybin research? Public perceptions of psilocybin-assisted therapy have been revealed in a new YouGov poll, commissioned by Drug Science. This is the first nationally representative poll of UK attitudes towards the medicalisation of psilocybin and support for policy changes (such as rescheduling psilocybin) to make this  …


Psychedelics and the Brain - In My Professional Opinion

In this Drug Science webinar, expert Neuropsychopharmacologist Professor David Nutt explains how psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin, LSD, DMT, and ayahuasca work in the human brain, and the applications for the treatment of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and addiction. Prof Nutt outlines the history of psychedelic research, starting in the early 20th  …


Psychedelics and Nature Connection - In My Professional Opinion

There appears to be a growing disconnection between humans and their natural environments which has been linked to poor mental health and ecological destruction. Research shows that psychedelic usage is associated with enduring increases in nature connectedness. What makes psychedelics such as psilocybin promising agents for enhancing nature connectedness, and what are the potential implications  …


Psychological Support in Psilocybin Therapy - In My Professional Opinion

What is the role of psychological support in psychedelic treatments? In this webinar, Dr Sara Tai will explain why it is essential that psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin are administered in conjunction with psychotherapy. In such treatments, psychotherapy is primarily delivered at three distinct phases: Preparation for the psychedelic experience Guiding the psychedelic experience Integration  …