Culture’s role in substance abuse

Cultural interventions offer the hope and promise of healing from addictions for indigenous people. However, there are few published studies specifically examining the type and impact of these interventions.

Since the 1960s a dissimilar group of scientists and former drug addicts has been backing a radical treatment for addiction – a hallucinogen called ibogaine, derived from an African plant, that in some cases seems to eliminate withdrawal symptoms.

The drug, derived from the root of ...

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MIND MEDICINE MINDMED by MIND MEDICINE MINDMED INC. (MMEDF) – Could Psychedelic Medicines Have Helped Prevent DMX’s Overdose?

It’s sad to say, but it seems like the only time we pay attention to the addiction problem in this country is when someone famous overdoses.

Such is the case with DMX, who I would argue is one of the most unique and gifted rappers ever.

His abrasive voice, his cut-to-the-bone lyrics, and his infectious energy is what I think about when I think about DMX.  Not addiction.  But the reality is, DMX, ...

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