psychedelics

wellness

People Are Putting Frog Venom Under Their Skin as a Type of Cleanse

The science behind a ritual that aims to purge your body and mind of impurities.
Suzannah Weiss
8.22.18
psychedelics

The Connection Between Ayahuasca, Your Stomach, and Your Mind

Could changing your gut bacteria alleviate depression and anxiety?
Mackenzie Erlank
8.13.18
psychedelics

Everything You Need to Avoid Before You Take Ayahuasca

The truth behind those pre-Ayahuasca dietary and drug restrictions.
Suzannah Weiss
7.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Are Investigating a Hallucinogenic Desert Toad Heist

The local conservation area believes the thieves may have wanted to lick the stolen Sonoran Desert toads for their natural psychedelic properties.
Drew Schwartz
7.29.18
How to Not Die

This Is What Happens When You Combine MDMA and Alcohol

Taking MD and drinking at the same time is like pulling your body in two very different directions.
Suzannah Weiss
7.19.18
psychedelics

Ayahuasca Shows Promise as a Treatment for Severe Depression

The Amazonian psychedelic is also known as "the vine of spirits."
Luís Fernando Tófoli
Dráulio Barros de Araújo
Fernanda Palhano-Fontes
7.1.18
psychedelics

Psychedelics Are Going Mainstream, Because the Mainstream Needs Them

Some experts predict practices like MDMA therapy will be legal in as little as three years.
Katie Bain
6.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

This Promising Psychedelic Experiment Created New Brain Connections in Flies and Rats

In a study done on flies and rats, scientists found that LSD and DMT impacted neurite density—a promising sign for the use of psychedelics in mental health treatment.
VICE Staff
6.13.18
Drugs

Study Says Men Who Take Psychedelics Are Less Likely to Be Violent Partners

Researchers found men who tripped were half as likely to hurt a significant other, and “emotional regulation” may play a role.
Sarah Berman
6.10.18
mental health

Here's What MDMA Did for My Anxiety That Meds Couldn't

"I don’t have an opinion on what anyone else should do, but numbing the fear was not the answer for me."
Suzannah Weiss
5.27.18
psychedelics

This Is Why Molly Makes You Grind Your Teeth

This bizarre side effect of MDMA has some people walking around raves with pacifiers.
Suzannah Weiss
5.15.18
VICE Video

What It's Like to Take Ayahuasca at a Psychedelic Healing Retreat

The drug ayahuasca gives the same trip as LSD and is considered therapeutic.
VICE Staff
5.14.18