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Oregon Becomes the First U.S. State to Legalize Magic Mushrooms for Therapeutic Use

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With the passing of Measure 109 last week, Oregon officially became the first U.S. state to legalize psilocybin (the active ingredient in magic mushrooms) for therapeutic use in mental health treatment.1,2

However, the recent legalization of magic mushrooms for therapeutic use does not mean Oregonians can buy the drug at stores or take it home with them. Instead, psilocybin use will only be legally available through a regulated and state-licensed psilocybin clinic.

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How To Educate Children About Addiction

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Children are likely to be exposed to drugs and alcohol in some capacity at an early age. The best thing parents can do to prepare and protect kids is to educate them about the risks. The ways in which parents approach discussions about addiction will vary as children grow and change, but keeping the dialogue open is the best way to help them navigate peer pressure, addiction in the family, and other significant related issues they may face as they grow.

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Experts Warn of Coronavirus Wave of Mental Health Problems, Substance Abuse

man disintegratingThe coronavirus pandemic has left many Americans struggling financially, emotionally, and physically, as they face the side effects of social distancing, unemployment, physical or emotional abuse at home, addiction, and anxiety regarding the health and safety of loved ones. Often, people are left to face these challenging life circumstances without access to adequate help. (more…)

Supernatural Healing

stories addiction recovery A native of Muskegon, Michigan, Paul Brewer was raised in a loving home with two supportive parents. As a child, Paul was very active in all kinds of sports and was a high-achieving honor roll student. He attended church with his parents regularly and was an active member of his congregation. (more…)

Coronavirus: A Recovery Setback?

blood sample to test for coronavirus The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday, March 11 that the new coronavirus is now officially a global pandemic.1 In the past two weeks, COVID-19 cases outside of China have increased 13-fold and the number of affected countries has tripled. (more…)
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