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Psychedelic Assisted Therapy: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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  • 게시일 2023. 02. 18.
  • John Oliver discusses psychedelic assisted therapy: its history, its potential, and what it has to do with A$AP Rocky’s relationship to rainbows.
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  • Uncle-nice
    Uncle-nice 18 일 전 +325

    APE scares me alot.. it's like you're high, but you are literally been transported somewhere, and are truly awake or something. Like it feels as if you are in your final form or highest state of being or something. same like DMT and LSD.

    • Kazumain Chris
      Kazumain Chris 18 일 전

      i feel like i have all my agency on DMT and JMF, it makes me feel like i truly belong wherever it takes me.

    • Karga naagam
      Karga naagam 18 일 전

      The first time I did Shrooms I was pretty nervous. A friend had cobbled together a pipe with duct tape. I kept thinking about the duct tape melting or burning. As soon as that smoke hit my lungs they refused it and I coughed. Second try and I was able to draw it in, then again. As soon as it activated I was just like.... Oh I'm here. I know this place. The cathedral. A place I go when I'm tripping hard. It's so weird that I've become so comfortable with psychedelics that i have a home away from home.

    • Roddooh
      Roddooh 18 일 전

      My experience with JMF was a whole new dimension and I saw the future of humanity. I saw aliens and it felt like I embodied the universe. It’s beyond explainable.

    • Heltkoetter
      Heltkoetter 18 일 전

      How do you source yours please?

    • Roddooh
      Roddooh 18 일 전

      I source from him

  • Acosta Santiago
    Acosta Santiago 2 개월 전 +284

    Psilocybin saved my life. I was addicted to heroin for 15 years and after Psilocybin treatment I will be 3 years clean in September. I have zero cravings. This is something that truly needs to be more broadly used in addiction treatment.

    • Brendan Fisher
      Brendan Fisher 2 개월 전 +3

      Please does anyone know where I can get them? I put so much on my plate and it really affects my stress and anxiety levels, I would love to try shrooms

    • Micheal David
      Micheal David 2 개월 전 +2

      Yes, dr.raymyco

    • Teresa Martim
      Teresa Martim 2 개월 전

      Is he on instagrm?

    • Lucy Joseph
      Lucy Joseph 2 개월 전 +1

      Sure, dr.raymyco

    • Carolina Francisco
      Carolina Francisco 2 개월 전 +1

      Psychedelic definitely have potential to deal with mental health, they really helped me.

  • Demi rose
    Demi rose 2 개월 전 +246

    Psychedelics in general have done what hundreds of hours of PTSD therapy couldn't. I went from being on 31 pill daily for mental states to 0 over the course of 13 weeks. Like everything in the world.
    It's not for everyone and experiences will certainly vary. Me and my friends approached it from a lens of healing and learning and it's exactly what we got out of it.

    • monique sacks
      monique sacks 2 개월 전 +6

      Psilocybin is an ancient and powerful medicine. It is amusing that “modern” medicine is only now trying to understand what Indigenous people have know for a millennia.

    • Fredrick Carl
      Fredrick Carl 2 개월 전 +6

      Shrooms completely halted my seasonal depression and I stopped going to counseling since I no longer needed it.I believe it was the key part in healing my depression.

    • monique sacks
      monique sacks 2 개월 전 +3

      I can Referr to a mycologist, dr_xzavier. He’s good

    • Elina Grande
      Elina Grande 2 개월 전 +4

      On IG?

    • monique sacks
      monique sacks 2 개월 전 +2

      Sure!! dr_xzavier!!

  • Heisenberg
    Heisenberg 20 시간 전 +27

    Psychedelics are just an amazing discovery. It's quite fascinating how effective they are for depression and stress..saved my life.

    • Barbara krimbel
      Barbara krimbel 20 시간 전 +4

      Psychedelics definitely have potential to deal with health issues like anxiety and depression, I would like to try them but it's just so hard to source out here.

    • Daniel Brown
      Daniel Brown 20 시간 전

      I'm feeling the same way too. I put so much on my
      plate and it definitelv affects mv stress and anxietv levels

    • Realistic Life
      Realistic Life 20 시간 전

      I was having this constant and unbearable anxiety because of university stress. Not until I came across Ted Winston, a very intelligent mycologist,He saved my life honestly.

    • Gordon Tim
      Gordon Tim 20 시간 전

      Is he on insta?

  • Pedro Amaral
    Pedro Amaral 7 개월 전 +262

    After 12 years of therapy, 15 psychiatrists, 3 years on antidepressants, 3 years of meditation, 2 hypnotherapies, and 7 ketamine infusions with no symptom reduction, I was almost done with this life. So I studied the John Hopkins protocols on this mushroom, did the heroic dose, and even used the same playlist (available on Spotify) and bam.. I've heard the message “90% of your depression is your gut.” - and then my true healing really began. This medicine is sacred and it saved my life 🙏🏻🍄❤

    • Radiant Pony
      Radiant Pony 7 개월 전 +4

      Wow good for you! Being brave enough to take your life on and keep searching. Psychedelics are so powerful and never more so than when someone opens themselves up to have a truly life altering experience!

    • Deva Apurna
      Deva Apurna 6 개월 전 +8

      What playlist on Spotify please? Thank you💖

    • Rebecca Esther
      Rebecca Esther 6 개월 전 +2

      I'm glad you're here. And thank you for sharing 💗

    • j n
      j n 5 개월 전 +2

      jealous, I'm allergic as fuck to fungus, and i found out the very very very hard way after buying a qp. 10 benadryls later my skin stopped swelling and the hives didn't feel like they were going to send me to the er. lsd doesn't do much for me either thanks to my CYP2D6 gene, so it's just not worth it anymore.

    • POD: Proverbs on Demand
      POD: Proverbs on Demand 4 개월 전 +1

      If you can’t beat them, join them

  • Hobbsdad
    Hobbsdad 6 개월 전 +124

    The cost of psychedelic therapy is going to be so high because as soon as you attach the word "medical" to a thing, the price will go from $10 a hit to $200

    • Adrian Sean Heidmann
      Adrian Sean Heidmann 5 개월 전 +15

      in the us, yeah.

    • Scotty1928
      Scotty1928 5 개월 전 +9

      Lucky us who have a functioning health system opposed to the US

    • ExposeXpert
      ExposeXpert 5 개월 전 +7

      Luckily it’s not too hard to grow shrooms.

    • New Vibes Acupuncture
      New Vibes Acupuncture 5 개월 전 +6

      Actually the opposite has been true with cannabis, at least in Colorado. Prices have gone way down compared to before it was legalized

    • Hobbsdad
      Hobbsdad 5 개월 전 +5

      @New Vibes Acupuncture as a regular partaker in Canada, I can attest to the price being very similar to what it was 15 years ago but the quality has dropped considerably. Still better to buy on the gray market. Zoomers are going the same way as use becomes more accepted.
      It was bound to happen once the government commodified it.

  • Nineveh
    Nineveh 7 개월 전 +2846

    I tripped one time and was absolutely hysterical with laughter because for the first time in 2 decades I wasn't in pain or anxious or even remotely suicidal. I stayed up all night dancing and feeling grass and just breathing. I felt happy just to be able to breathe. So no matter how bad my depression and intrusive thoughts have been since then I keep reminding myself that for one small moment I loved every single part of myself and all the bits that had made me who I am.

    • Guindo, The
      Guindo, The 7 개월 전 +120

      i'm glad you were able to feel that kind of unconditional love for yourself at least once in your life. that's beautiful and i hope someday you're able to feel it again.

    • Nineveh
      Nineveh 7 개월 전 +123

      @Guindo, The it's been slow but everyday I'm finding new reasons why it'd be a sad waste to just throw myself away like that. I got to live to tell my dad I was proud of him and hold my sister's baby. Looking into my mom's face when she smiles and knowing I'll look just like her in another 30yrs. There's more that I want to live for and less that I could justify dying over.

    • Maddness42
      Maddness42 7 개월 전 +6

      I would love to take a trip, but I'm currently on SSRI and anti-anxiety med. Is it safe to trip on mushrooms or lsd while medicated?

    • Nineveh
      Nineveh 7 개월 전 +68

      @Maddness42 no its really not safe. I'm someone that ssris don't work on so that's why I tried it. If you feel like your meds aren't doing enough your safest option is to try different ones. If you do come off your meds for whatever reason then I would recommend trying it out. You also need to be really sure you're not in a self destructive head space. They are drugs and you need to respect them as such.

    • Independent Mind
      Independent Mind 7 개월 전 +32

      @Nineveh And they need at least one shepard.

  • Uncle Jams Army
    Uncle Jams Army 7 개월 전 +381

    I’ve been closely following this issue for over a decade and John did GREAT! The only other thing I would add is every single mental health treatment hurts someone at some point, including talk therapy. We need to accept that and stand behind how incredibly rare it is with psychedelics *even when they’re completely unregulated and done in terrible settings* . TONS of Americans have done psychedelics while illegal and the number that are hurt, not having an unpleasant few hours, but actually hurt, is shockingly low. In a therapeutic setting with regulated pure material it would obviously be even less

    • Alaine Miller
      Alaine Miller 7 개월 전 +7

      @bernieworrel2904. You are so right about that! Being depressed but not realizing it I self-medicated. All through my mid teens & 20s, I used various drugs & alcohol, they used me right back. 😑. I tried magic mushrooms & LSD ( not at the same time) probably about

    • Ausii
      Ausii 6 개월 전 +17

      This is an ignorant take. Bad trips exist with any drug, but bad trips on psychedelics are significantly worse because they mess with your perception of reality. Psychedelics can cause and even exacerbate psychosis, and recommending them so readily because they're "more harmless than talk therapy" is blatantly lying to support your personal opinion

    • Marpin Teacup
      Marpin Teacup 6 개월 전 +7

      Not to mention that there's dodgy therapists in general who can cause problems just using talk therapy.

    • Logan Media
      Logan Media 6 개월 전 +6

      @Ausii I'd be curious to know how often these drugs cause psychosis.

  • Crono 333
    Crono 333 6 개월 전 +13

    When all of my friends came back from our combat tours in Iraq we were kinda lost at who we were, what we believed, what our relationship to the nation and society were, etc etc. Fragmented in our psyche. Somehow psilocybin ended up in our path and greatly benefited our lives, it's been over a decade now and an annual healing session is what we usually go for. So glad this is coming to light. It has been for years but now it's really taking off.

    • Vosk coin
      Vosk coin 6 개월 전

      Myko_stamets_ .

    • Vosk coin
      Vosk coin 6 개월 전

      On Instagram..

    • Vosk coin
      Vosk coin 6 개월 전

      They sell the best psilocybin mushroom, dmt, lsd , mdma and other psychedelic products. They ship to all locations::

  • Jessica Martin
    Jessica Martin 7 개월 전 +62

    I completed ketamine treatment a bit over a month ago. It has been LIFE CHANGING. My anxiety is so drastically reduced and the nagging critical voice in my head is quiet for the first time ever. I am able to look forward to the future with positivity and I've found my creativity and passion again. This is not a substitute for therapy, but the combination for me has been absolutely gob-smacking.

    • Heidi Svenson
      Heidi Svenson 5 개월 전 +1

      How did you find therapists to do this? Please elaborate and help those of us in pain seeking this kind of help. I thank you in advance!

  • Arrian Luiten
    Arrian Luiten 7 개월 전 +194

    The Hell Realm I had on LSD felt like a shortcut or fastpass to what I needed to see. Fucking broke me for a few hours but the clarity it provides far outweighs the pain. Because the pain is already there. You're just understanding it very quickly and it is released. The trick is to do it in safe environments and maybe with considerate friends. Alone worked for me. I've also had amazingly positive trips where I've not had to deep dive into my own introspection. I wouldn't suggest using it as a 'go to' or a 'cure all' because that's not what it's designed for. It's reflection and you might not always get the results you hoped for.

    • Arrian Luiten
      Arrian Luiten 7 개월 전 +4

      I live in Holland mate. Appreciate the pro links but I'm covered :)

  • mosselyn
    mosselyn 7 개월 전 +17

    Having grown up in the era of LSD hysteria, I needed to hear this to open my closed mind. Thank you.

  • DaytoDayCoaching
    DaytoDayCoaching 7 개월 전 +2021

    As a licensed therapist I appreciate and feel validated with your statement on therapist leaving the field for how fucked up insurance is. It really hit my soul.

    • DeadpanFish
      DeadpanFish 7 개월 전 +32

      If only more professionals had that sort of integrity. Our (US - sorry rest of the planet) Healthcare/Insurance scam system might improve a bit. One could also make an argument that nothing can improve if quality individuals leave the field out of exasperation. A double edged sword in which the profiteers are well equipped to exploit.

    • MsEmmaHale
      MsEmmaHale 7 개월 전 +30

      TRUTH - health insurance, when I’ve had it, has rarely covered mental health services beyond a few sessions. I guess after 10 visits if I’m not better it’s my fault and I can fnck off…

    • Russel Murray
      Russel Murray 7 개월 전 +2

      You may need therapy

    • ShroomyK
      ShroomyK 7 개월 전 +11

      @DeadpanFish I don't think running away from the problem is considered "showing integrity". I would be one to make the argument that people leaving important and underfilled roles are going against what they set out to do in the first place and leaving many more people to fend for themselves. That's not to say it's their fault, but I don't know how anyone could do that and have a clear conscience.

    • hamobu
      hamobu 7 개월 전 +8

      I was depressed and tried mushrooms and it didn't really help.

  • Henk
    Henk 7 개월 전 +12

    LSD gave me completely new mental paradigms and cured my depression, then Ayahuasca helped me process trauma and cured my anxiety. I also quit alcohol and other (prescription) drugs after my experiences. I would have been dead if not for psychedelics.

  • Brian J
    Brian J 5 개월 전 +6

    I have ptsd and did ketamine therapy. I didn’t get the full reduction of symptoms i was hoping for and did have some moderate, short term side effects and i still absolutely believe it’s incredibly important therapy with huge potential. I just really hope it does get managed and administered in responsible manners and I’m very worried that it isn’t and won’t be. I’m exploring doing the treatment again in a different way.

  • Xcoder112
    Xcoder112 7 개월 전 +91

    I once had a depressive phase in which I felt that nothing in my life was going right. By chance, I came into possession of some shrooms. I had never tried anything like that in my entire life, but I thought, what the heck. It wasn't a fun trip, didn't feel like a party drug, but one night changed everything. I realized that all the things that were dragging me down were completely irrelevant. I was focusing way too much on little things and ignoring the big picture. Just one week later I made some radical decisions and changed some things fundamentally in my life and since then I have never been even remotely that depressed again. It was as if this experience opened my eyes and made me look behind the curtain. It made me realize that I was only hurting myself by dragging myself down and that it was up to me to pull myself out of it, and that's exactly what I did. The result was a new career, a new girlfriend and a completely different direction in life. Admittedly, these were hard cuts, but it was like a reboot; everything back to the beginning and not repeating the same mistakes a second time.

    • Will Graham
      Will Graham 5 개월 전 +1

      When I looked behind the curtiain I was horrified to see the real faces of people. I was depressed af but still happier before.

  • Kris Sweeting
    Kris Sweeting 6 개월 전 +20

    I consider the “hell-realm” experience I had on DMT to be moreso a very self-reflective learning experience. Sure, it was absolutely friggen terrifying, but it gave me perspective on non-existence and fragility of my consciousness. I also think I could absolutely take on that experience again with knowledge I now have.
    The other important thing to always remember from before you even take a psychedelic (regardless of if the trip turns out pleasant or bad), is that the experience is temporary. It’s how I always manage to get through any bad trip. The constant mental reminder that “this too shall pass.” ❤️

  • Grand Trine Song
    Grand Trine Song 6 개월 전 +9

    This show is saving my life. I haven't laughed this deeply or this genuinely in so long. Amazing development, amazing writing, amazing delivery. This show is firing on all cylinders and I could not be more grateful for it THANK YOU!

  • Renata Cantore
    Renata Cantore 7 개월 전 +33

    Thank you for another (should be an award winning🏆) investigative report. What great public service announcements Mr. Oliver does !🏆🏆👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

    • Eric Shell
      Eric Shell 7 개월 전

      This show has won many awards so you can sans the 'should be'.

    • POD: Proverbs on Demand
      POD: Proverbs on Demand 4 개월 전

      Truth lies in Knowledge, not in Majority Opinion.

  • Tanner Sandberg
    Tanner Sandberg 7 개월 전 +20

    Terrific! I’m always excited to see you covering medical topics. I’m a neuroscience researcher, and I’m eager to hear your team’s take on CTE

  • Quinn Enestvedt
    Quinn Enestvedt 7 개월 전 +67

    A big thing to note re: the potential for "hell realm experiences" is that a hell realm experience is often the everyday experience for those who'd qualify for these treatments, such as people with PTSD, permanent depression, etc.
    There was a period in my life where I didn't feel happiness at all for over 5 YEARS STRAIGHT, to the point where I couldn't remember or imagine what it felt like anymore. If I was given this treatment opportunity back then, with the risk vs reward situation laid out, there is not a doubt in my mind on whether I'd take that gamble.
    When every day of your life is one of the worst days of your life, it's totally worth the risk of an hour of trippy suffering for the chance at a peek through the clouds to glimpse hope.
    (Don't worry, I'm safe, I'm doing great now, with years of therapy under my belt, a great therapist I can go to whenever I need, and an effective medication combo figured out with my longtime doctor.)

    • Persephone Parker
      Persephone Parker 6 개월 전 +5

      Yeah, when he said that, my first thought was that I'm already in hell. I'd be more than willing to try it if I could. Anything to stop the pain.

    • Risha Bond
      Risha Bond 6 개월 전 +2

      Astute observation. I'm glad you are doing much better.

  • Chloé Jean
    Chloé Jean 7 개월 전 +18

    As someone who's done mdma tens of times, I have never once imagined my mom dying 🤣
    Usually it's like "what if everything I touched felt great and I wanted to talk shit for 3 hours"
    But medicinally I've had mdma show me what happiness is - reminding me that depression is not the norm. The has shaken me out of a depression I didn't even realize I was in

  • zazanga
    zazanga 6 개월 전 +11

    it is really wonderful to read other people’s experiences with healing through psychedelics here. I’ve only done shrooms once, and they didn’t hit very hard, but my girlfriend and i felt way more connected afterwards. it felt like we were able to communicate and see each other’s perspectives vividly, and while it didn’t cure my mental illnesses or anything, it did give me a boost of confidence and new motivation to pursue my interests. as someone with treatment resistant depression who has been in therapy for five years, tried 25+ SSRI’s, and trans-cranial magnetic stimulation, I would be incredibly excited to try them or something similar with a therapist guiding me. experiencing that is definitely something I can see opening up new ways to cope with depressive episodes.

  • Sherman Culbertson
    Sherman Culbertson 7 개월 전 +10116

    Three months felt like three years without John Oliver. Congratulations on 10 seasons. This season is gonna be the best yet.

    • Jonny45k
      Jonny45k 7 개월 전 +95

      I had to double check after this... but you're right. It felt so much longer

    • Fishy
      Fishy 7 개월 전 +60

      I've been rewatching A LOT of the videos recently. Was surprised i got recommend something i didnt recognize. Then plessently surprised it was new.
      It really have been too long.

    • Chartreuse Maiden
      Chartreuse Maiden 7 개월 전 +50

      Yeah, he actually made me look new updates about him. Apparently, his 10 year contract with HBO was up and they had to do ALOT of negotiating.

  • Sidneyy Sky
    Sidneyy Sky 5 개월 전 +17

    Psychedelic are just an amazing discovery. Is quite fascinating how effective they are for depression and stress disorder. Really saved my life.

    • Juliet Fabian
      Juliet Fabian 5 개월 전

      I have researched and found out that shrooms are very helpful , it has really helps to reduce anxiety and depression . I would love to try magic mushrooms but I can't easily get some , Is there any realiable source I can purchase one

    • Olivia Adelaide
      Olivia Adelaide 5 개월 전

      I was having this constant, unbearable anxiety because of stress. Not until I came across mile_shroomstore, a very intelligent mycologist. He saved my life honestly

    • Ashley Camara
      Ashley Camara 5 개월 전

      ​@Olivia Adelaide Please how do I contact him?

    • Kim Camilia Mingang
      Kim Camilia Mingang 5 개월 전

      Psychedelics saved me from years of uncontrollable depression , anxiety and illicit pill addiction . Imagine carrying heavy chains for over a decade and then all of a sudden that burden is gone . Believe it or not in a couple years they'll be all over for treatment of mental health related issues*

    • Olivia Adelaide
      Olivia Adelaide 5 개월 전


  • Whatzit Tuuyah
    Whatzit Tuuyah 6 개월 전 +5

    we have only had two experiences on mushrooms, and the first wasn't intense. The second one changed us fundamentally, though. We realized that we were ignoring our own needs and doing things we didn't enjoy for the sake of others. We realized that we felt more shame than we thought we did, in general, and on mushrooms, the shame just wasn't there. We were able to reflect on ourselves and our relationship to our identity, life, and needs with a striking clarity, and ever since then, our approach with oirselves has been much more honest. Our life has its difficulties still, but we are able to sit with uncomfortable truths with clarity and without judgement. It completely changes the game.

  • Fawn
    Fawn 6 개월 전 +17

    Thank you so much. Genuinely started sobbing part way through the video, it made be feel just the slightest bit of hope that some of us will get reprieve soon.

    • Risha Bond
      Risha Bond 6 개월 전 +1

      Sending good thoughts to you. Keep that hope, please!

    • David Drayton
      David Drayton 4 개월 전

      If you can't wait, and you don't want to risk legal trouble, you could go somewhere like Oregon, where it has been fully decriminalized. Other countries have also never made some psychedelics like Ayahuasca illegal.

  • RavenousRoss
    RavenousRoss 5 개월 전 +3

    I had severe depression for around 10 years and there are a few things I can point to that helped me overcome it, and an apparently low dose of psilocybin I had when I was on holiday in Amsterdam was one of the major things. I felt so well and alive for several weeks afterwards and it gave me so much clarity on the way I was feeling and the thought patterns I was having that perpetuated the depression that I was brought to tears. It was definitely a huge stepping stone to getting better and I really think it should be administered as medicine for severe cases.
    By the way, this is probably obvious to most but just in case, if a bunch of "people" reply to this telling you to contact a certain person or visit a certain website to obtain psychadelics, they are spam bots and it is a scam.

  • Thomas Liam
    Thomas Liam 6 개월 전 +144

    There's a lot of potential in psychedelics, I can't wait to try any of them DMT specifically but it's just so hard to find a reliable source over here, l'll be glad if anyone can be of help

    • Amelia grace
      Amelia grace 6 개월 전 +4

      I've tried a lot and since the first time i tried it, I said "it's a crime against humanity to make psychedelic illegal"

    • Brody Alan
      Brody Alan 6 개월 전 +1

      My ex is so dense she refuses to admit that shrooms are life saving natural remedies because they believe it's mind altering

    • Barbara smith
      Barbara smith 6 개월 전

      tripping is not a bad idea but having a Mycologist who will recommend you the dosage is the best option

    • Thomas Liam
      Thomas Liam 6 개월 전

      pls how do I find him?
      Is it on IG?

  • Yggdrasil
    Yggdrasil 7 개월 전 +729

    I was depressed for over 15 years. Tried LSD and during the third trip I could literally feel the depression being washed away from my body. It completely changed my life for the better and I'm now a 31 year old man with an amazing outlook on life and myself. Funny thing is that LSD also "told me" that I was done with the drug after the 7th trip and I haven't felt the need or desire to do it anymore. My last trip was 3 years ago.
    "If you get the message, hang up the phone" - Alan Watts

    • Heather McKay
      Heather McKay 7 개월 전 +55

      Mushrooms told me the same thing. I can do them if I’m helping a friend through the experience, but I don’t need them anymore.

    • Ana Isabel Ribeiro
      Ana Isabel Ribeiro 7 개월 전 +38

      I had a lot of resentment towards my close family that was hampering my life. Did one guided LSD trip and made peace with it. I've never wanted/needed to do it again

    • YoshimitsuBloodPedal
      YoshimitsuBloodPedal 7 개월 전 +7

      2cb practically nullified my OCD and anxiety

    • Vito is my dog 😍
      Vito is my dog 😍 7 개월 전 +5

      That's awesome

  • Mickaël Bergeron Néron
    Mickaël Bergeron Néron 7 개월 전 +107

    I had a 12 days ayahuasca retreat in Peru with Shipibo shamans. It healed me from trauma I had since childhood and made me a much more loving person. Its healing power is far, far beyond anything we have in the West.

    • V
      V 6 개월 전 +6

      What a privilege.

    • Luciano Paciornick
      Luciano Paciornick 6 개월 전 +6

      Although I understand what you mean, Peru *is* in the West, lol.

    • Begoña K
      Begoña K 5 개월 전

      My roommate did Ayahuasca too (that's what she said) , I think she needs more because she kept being really mean and jealous. If people can become nice in 13 days, I would love to give that to many. 😊 Ah, what a lovely world then.

    • Pregerz oreo
      Pregerz oreo 5 개월 전 +5

      ​@Luciano Paciornick he is referring to cultural homogenisation here - the hegemonic west

  • Barend Lahm
    Barend Lahm 7 개월 전 +10

    Oooh John, i did not realise how much I missed you. So glad to have you back. Don't know if this particular subject is maybe extra suitable but by God this was a banger, and shedding light on such an important subject.

  • Bethicia Prasek
    Bethicia Prasek 7 개월 전 +14

    One of your best. As always, benefits/motivations and warnings. I dislike i when science isn't heard. Of course there is the concern of self-medication (not just recreational use) if made too expensive, and the jumping onto the newest/oldest medicine even if not appropriate for the specific situation.

  • Sebastian Schröder
    Sebastian Schröder 7 개월 전 +20

    Thank you for this very interesting and informative video! Didn't know the range of positive effects that psychedelics contain before watching this video. I don't know the exact time stem, but the parody of Werner Herzog literally killed me 😂😂😂 it was very funny and accurate, so props to John by a random German guy like me 👍

  • Liqua Thrushbane
    Liqua Thrushbane 7 개월 전 +9

    About the reactions to LSD, I had a really bad trip a very long time ago. So much so that 2 of my friends were extremely concerned for me (despite tripping balls themselves) and 1 friend refused to ever do LSD with me again. Suffice to say I did not repeat it anyway. It has its benefits, but "buyer beware" springs to mind.

    • Logan Media
      Logan Media 6 개월 전

      It's not for everybody. But also I think the hallucinogenic drugs vary widely in their potential to produce a bad trip. Psilocybin, mescaline, LSD and 2C-B all produce hallucinations, but their overall characteristics are very different.

    • Taxtro
      Taxtro 6 개월 전

      Despite? More like because of.

  • Marco Alarid White
    Marco Alarid White 7 개월 전 +1407

    I really appreciate how John took the time to specify that psychedelics are probably not good for people with psychosis. So often non-doctors will put psychedelics forward as a kind of miracle cure for all psychiatric conditions and its nice to see John acknowledge that there are some key limitations.

    • Toby
      Toby 7 개월 전 +34

      Joe Rogan pressuring people to smoke weed.

    • Curtis Owen
      Curtis Owen 7 개월 전 +47

      Yes they can be amazing and profound for most people. But I've seen it, there are simply some people that do not take well to them at all.

  • Daniela Martinez
    Daniela Martinez 7 개월 전 +14

    Thank you Jhon for covering this, I think it benefits us all to have more awareness about how these medicines can really help out people. HOWEVER, I think that what is missing from this particular video is an emphasis on indigenous rights towards their own medicine. Because of these companies that want to patent either psylocibin or DMT, it has terrible consequences for the indigenous populations that have historically, and persistently been driven out of the conversation when it is such an essential part of their culture, way of life, and vision of the world. There are now several indigenous organizations fighting for the protection of their medicines, because these are more than substances, these ARE SACRED. And ignoring their knowledge about these medicines is arrogant and blind, and can also lead to terrible consequences.

  • AngieDarling McGamerMom
    AngieDarling McGamerMom 6 개월 전 +5

    Thank you thank you thank you for doing a segment on this! Mushrooms have saved me from medication resistant depression after only a few tries, after 15 years of different medications, therapies, etc. This is important to get out there!

  • L.C.
    L.C. 7 개월 전 +6

    We've had psychedelics in European traditional medicine as well, but since the local varieties are a lot more unpredictable in terms of how much substance you're actually getting they were only ever applied externally so they could be washed off by whoever was supervising the trip

  • Jon Jacobson
    Jon Jacobson 7 개월 전 +2

    Thank you for this segment. I have done treatments for addiction to alcohol and it changed my life.
    What I love most is how you show the positives and negatives (things to be aware of). I love your show, keep up the good work!

  • Rachel S.
    Rachel S. 7 개월 전 +19

    I have bipolar and PTSD/CPTSD diagnoses and went through a period of extreme suicidal ideation back in 2019. I was so desperate for relief at the time that I was actively seeking ECT. I had to wait months to see a doctor for that consultation and he told me to come back after I’d tried a ketamine trial first. Im so glad he did. Obviously, with severe mental illness, you shouldn’t expect any one thing to “cure” the problems you experience - it’s often a lifelong process of treatment, but I’m so glad that doctor talked me out of ECT and into Ketamine. As John mentions, it’s not right for everyone, but it definitely saved my life. I’m so glad John is talking about how important these treatments are - they are literally life-changing.

  • Kyle Stoner
    Kyle Stoner 7 개월 전 +757

    I hope this show never ends, it's hard to overstate how important it is

    • Noah Smith
      Noah Smith 7 개월 전 +9

      All things end, just as all things begin. John is inspiring people and shining a light, and that will influence the people who come after him.

    • Charlon Clarke
      Charlon Clarke 7 개월 전


    • Heidi Svenson
      Heidi Svenson 7 개월 전

      Bryson Martinez thank you !!!! Is that an Instagram name or a website url? Please clarify.

    • Larry
      Larry 7 개월 전


    • New Yawk Giants
      New Yawk Giants 7 개월 전 +1

      He needs an hour, maybe have a guest Colbert for starters.

  • Lexie Rose
    Lexie Rose 6 개월 전 +2

    One thing John didn’t touch on though is HPPD, Depersonalization, Derealization, and Dissociation. Which with this kind of therapy I think needs to be discussed. These are real disorders and possible side effects of Psychedelics. I do like that he touched on the fact that people who have a history of psychosis and schizophrenia may react differently to the drugs and the hell realm thing is real. I would also like to clarify that I am completely for psychedelics being used for therapy! I just think there needs to be more awareness of the potential side effects, because speaking from experience they can be extremely traumatic and debilitating

  • Cypher5235
    Cypher5235 5 개월 전 +2

    This would also seriously help abuse victims. After my abusive marriage, the therapist I saw used EMDR therapy which is what they currently use for PSTD

    • dsd Dala
      dsd Dala 4 개월 전

      I am in trauma therapy for cPTSD I acquired beginning in young childhood, and 4 sexual assaults, including rape and domestic abuse. I sought my therapist because she was trained in EMDR, but doing online, makes me nauseous. I It's OK, but it takes a LOT of sessions for deep, prolonged trauma. I am hoping to try MDMA to speed it up. I have been in therapy for 1.5 years. My insurance is paying for it, but I don't know how long they will continue.

  • Bernard Romans
    Bernard Romans 7 개월 전 +17

    Greetings fellow L.W.T. Fans! I just wanted to mention that I proudly live in Oregon, which is the first state to legalize psilocybin therapy! The whole time I was hoping John would mention it as I felt it would pertain to this episode😂!

    • ImperialFish
      ImperialFish 7 개월 전 +1

      lol not that it's actually ever gonna happen. Too spendy for anyone to bother setting up a clinic, and with the other decriminalization stuff it's just gonna be self medication for everybody

  • DDA69ERS
    DDA69ERS 6 개월 전

    The only time I felt genuinely comfortable and happy in my own head was when I microdosed shrooms. It’s hands down the most effective antidepressant I’ve ever had.

  • I Skeenj
    I Skeenj 7 개월 전 +815

    I had pretty intense PTSD after my step dad's suicide by shotgun, and having to ID his body, and clean up the mess left behind. Then, my daughter killed herself a year and a half later. I had done psychedelics in my youth, recreationally. But now, as an adult, i had a completely other reason to try them. I can honestly say that i have probably had a 70-80% reduction in PTSD symptoms after taking larger doses 3-4 times per year, It's like a brain reset EVERY TIME. Thank you for covering this important topic. And yes, let's not fuck this up again for ourselves.

    • Concorde105
      Concorde105 7 개월 전 +29

      It's like it can break the circuits that make you obsess over certain things. It's beautiful. Very glad to see significant progress being made in making these available to more people!

    • Matthew Ulrich
      Matthew Ulrich 7 개월 전 +13

      I have treatment resistent depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I have been educating myself about this topic. I appreciate the information.

    • I Skeenj
      I Skeenj 7 개월 전 +5

      cak01vej Exactly. I have been in therapy for 10 years. and have been very thoughtful about how and why i do this. I am not prescribing my method for anyone else.

    • I Skeenj
      I Skeenj 7 개월 전 +4

      @Matthew Ulrich i certainly hope you are able to find some relief and healing from those horrendous symptoms.

    • TheNextFiles
      TheNextFiles 7 개월 전 +4

      Good grief I'm so sorry to hear about your losses, I understand the cleaning up after, my mother's bf was beat to death with a fence post by her ex-husband, and it looked like a slaughter house.. we had to clean up the apt and moved out, I was only 10. Top that off, the management sued us for damages anyways, like we ain't been through enough

  • Imanuel K
    Imanuel K 6 개월 전

    As someone who started microdosing a year ago, it's definitely made a difference. Unfortunately psychadelic therapy is not an option for me, but going from an antidepressant that killed my soul to something that i don't really feel and on occasion makes me REALLY enjoy star trek on truly makes a difference

  • em yu
    em yu 6 개월 전

    Love this. Thank you, John. As a person living with PTSD for a few years now, knowing that ic could be treated in mere months is astonishing. Hoping this type of therapy blossoms, cause we need it, and the medical drugs sure ain't doing it

  • James Lyons
    James Lyons 2 개월 전

    A more accurate historic view is that Psychedelics created the counter culture, throughout the entire world. The greatest singular change in human history. So huge that it even redefined the Beatles! That’s huge!!!

  • Sean Kelly
    Sean Kelly 4 개월 전

    This might be the best episode you've done. And that is saying something.
    By the way a hit of acid costs like $5.

  • MyceliumNebula
    MyceliumNebula 7 개월 전 +5

    I think my favorite part about LWT is how accessible it's been for years. I dont have to pay a subscription to see his show, of course there's more on the network but this is plenty for me

    • Eric Shell
      Eric Shell 7 개월 전 +1

      You're really missing out, actually.

    • MyceliumNebula
      MyceliumNebula 7 개월 전 +1

      @Eric Shell i do not miss out on anything contained in this segment

  • jen d.
    jen d. 7 개월 전 +751

    I’ve been micro dosing for grief and trauma after the sudden death of my fiancé. I’m lucky to have had access and hope the wider populace is granted the same.
    It was transformative - I went from not wanting to live another hour to embracing death as a part of life.
    I’m not less sad but I’m able to make room for joy again.

    • Sufiness
      Sufiness 7 개월 전 +16

      Thank you for sharing your story. I'm sorry your fiance died. It is good to know you got some relief from the grief. ☮️

    • Ligaff The Indifferent
      Ligaff The Indifferent 7 개월 전 +15

      That last sentence is pure gold.

    • Edna Beckwith
      Edna Beckwith 7 개월 전 +3

      Love you John

    • The Super Vic Show
      The Super Vic Show 7 개월 전 +2

      That's deep... Great luck on the rest of your journey

    • narcoreflux1
      narcoreflux1 7 개월 전 +13

      I am sorry for your loss. My husband of 27 years died in April after being diagnosed with aggressive renal cancer that spread to his brain just 13 days before he died at home. I took a mescaline trip on Friday to help me deal with my grief. My friends were all"Enjoy it!" But these aren't party drugs. My throat is still sore from screaming into pillows. I did finally stop learning to make a slip-knot and came to terms with his death. His name is Mark, and I knock on his box every morning. I wish you well on your grief journey.

  • The Humanity
    The Humanity 6 개월 전 +2

    I've taken psychedelics nearly my whole life and I can honestly tell you the only time I've had an actual "bad trip" is when the mushrooms I took actually made me feel physically nauseous and my stomach hurt - that was the only thing that could've made it a negative overall experience for me

  • gabagole
    gabagole 7 개월 전 +37

    I was so high I spent more than one hour trying to find this episode, as I kept typing James Oliver. Silly me. Keep on with the great work John!

  • guchi gal
    guchi gal 6 개월 전 +2

    Reminds me of the docu on this topic that was on Netflix...quite eye-opening.glad to see legislation is changing towards this and hopefully structures will be put in place to make it more accessible to anyone who needs help.

  • DJ86
    DJ86 6 개월 전

    While PAT has a lot of promise, traditional psychotherapy can be very effective to for PTSD and other problems. I was having a lot of thoughts of suicide before I finally went to VA for help, and meds and counselling for PTSD made huge improvement in my life, and VA checks up on my every 3 months at least. For me, VA was literally life-saving.

  • Frank White
    Frank White 5 개월 전

    Love your show! LOVE IT! Thanks for everything you and your team creates, brother. We love ya. Keep the truth coming and the truth . . . . will set you free! 🙂

  • Hamlet Derby
    Hamlet Derby 7 개월 전 +580

    Tip: If you ever meet anyone who exclaims “let’s imagine the worst thing possible” while under the influence of a hallucinatory drug, just steer clear of them

    • Space Octopus
      Space Octopus 7 개월 전 +12

      I used to know someone who was the talking version of this. It was horrible. Talking about in-depth ridiculous messed up conspiracy theories. We were fairly young. Always the last thing we wanted to both talk about and listen to.

    • Universe
      Universe 7 개월 전 +44

      Tbf on MDMA it might not be too bad. On LSD or shrooms, yeah, that might really fuck with the trip.

    • christoph lieding
      christoph lieding 7 개월 전 +1

      Right on just take some Senacs


      Look..out 👆👆👆 for the handle above he got shrooms, LSD, iboga, ketamines, c😇ke, cannabis, psych, meds, DMT trips, acid chocolate 🍫 bars, and he ships!!!!

    • Don Rechtman
      Don Rechtman 7 개월 전 +3

      Just be sure that it is not a vehicle you steer.

  • Thomas Maxime
    Thomas Maxime 5 개월 전 +21

    Psychedelic is the answer to most severe anxiety and depression...The use of magic mushrooms completely helps one get over depression and makes you feel like yourself...I used antidepressants for some years but it only made me feel like a zombie but with immediate use of mushroom 🍄 in few months I feel like I'm living a whole new Life.

    •  Bianca
      Bianca 5 개월 전 +1

      I made researches and found out that shrooms are very helpful , it has really helped to reduce anxiety and depression and some other mental health issues..i would love to try magic mushrooms but they are hard to source!

    • Ally Bee
      Ally Bee 5 개월 전

      I just finished weaning off all these terrible psych meds that made me crazy and worse.It’s hard for me to imagine that, but watching all these studies has given me hope.

    • rity lumber
      rity lumber  5 개월 전

      ​@Ally Bee I live in Michigan….suffering for awhile now but didnt realize how serious I may have it until recently - probably bc of @self medicating” with alcohol

    • Tessymitch
      Tessymitch 5 개월 전

      ​@Ally BeeSame issues here! Im definitely trying out these mushrooms with numerous research I think there's hope in doing them

  • Taylor
    Taylor 7 개월 전

    As a mental disorder sufferer I have personal experience with this. I had panic attacks every day until I took shrooms and had a terrifying experience ever since I rarely have panic attacks it's been three years now.

  • Ian Schulz
    Ian Schulz 7 개월 전

    I envy those who've had a chance to explore psychedelics safely & theraputically. I have major depressive & anxiety disorders, and before my Dr and I even considered the "mushroom" subject, I got started on an MAOinhibitor - which diminishes the effects of things like psylocibin, and makes them more dangerous. And, like every mental health pill I've ever taken, the MAOi started out effective and ended up only noticeable if I miss a dose and feel all of my worst depressive symptoms returning. If there's a way to get off it and transition to psychedelic therapy without falling apart, I haven't found it.

  • will daugherty
    will daugherty 5 개월 전

    An excellent way of covering this topic. The therapeutic importance of set and setting can't be understated. I recently was treated at Asheville Integrative Psychiatry in Asheville NC and it was life changing. What a transformative experience and an opportunity to set the stage to enjoy the rest of my life. I sincerely hope the government regulators wont take this away from our psychiatric community, there is always a risk with so many shady providers popping up and not following the effective protocols.

  • Alicia Hudson
    Alicia Hudson 6 개월 전 +1

    This is am issue I have followed closely for years. My own experience with psychedelics have made me truly believe in their benefits. I fear that government and profit will likely prevail and that makes me very sad. I really hope that people can access this type of therapy soon and that it's affordable.

    ÆTERNUM  7 개월 전 +380

    I'm a veteran who's been using shrooms to help me deal with my PTSD from the military. I've been doing it on my own, starting with a little less than a gram and working my way up. But honestly, it's been way more helpful than anything the VA has given me.

    • Adoogin
      Adoogin 7 개월 전 +2

      I think its a good path though I'm always very intentional about where and when I do it... set & setting as they say. Have you looked into the stellate ganglion block to help with PTSD? The VA offers it in some locations but not for all cases as it doesn't have FDA approval. Do some research on it, it's facinating.

      JOE DIRTÉ(DEER-TAY) 7 개월 전

      nature has a way or correcting itself..it truly is ancient technology

    • Michael
      Michael 7 개월 전 +2

      I've tried everything the VA has, 3 rehabs later and my PTSD and addiction is worse than ever. I may try this but I'm afraid of going to the "hell realm"

  • T Diesel
    T Diesel 7 개월 전

    As a veteran who has gone to the VA for suicidal ideations and once for an attempt; my experience was DRASTICALLY different from Luebecky’s. I was admitted immediately, given therapy sessions, and medication to assist in treatment.

  • Bimmy
    Bimmy 6 개월 전 +2

    “I was born tragically and medically- British” made me snort laugh in the breakroom at work. 😂

  • BBB
    BBB 5 개월 전 +1

    The list of adverse events from this treatment would be the funnest and scariest thing to read ever

  • Clab.
    Clab. 7 개월 전 +6

    I can personally vouch for the use of psychedelics in treating addiction. I tried for so long to get sober, but after receiving ketamine treatment and using a few doses of LSD it turned from a constant uphill struggle to something I didn’t even have to think about anymore. What a massive weight off my chest. I will say that I didn’t see any long term change in my depressive symptoms afterwards, but it helped me develop the skills I needed to get it under control myself

  • Mitchell McGill
    Mitchell McGill 4 개월 전

    Best popular media treatment of the issue I've ever seen 👏. Fucking bravo

  • Sarah Eaton
    Sarah Eaton 7 개월 전 +645

    I spent most of my life wanting to die and even trying several times. I was in therapy for 10 years with no relief. I did a few sessions of psychedelics and now I'm living my best life even years after not taking them again. I was able to talk about and face things I never had and come to conclusions I never saw before. So much better now 🥰

    • School for Hackers
      School for Hackers 7 개월 전 +7

      Great outcome - congratulations!

    • BenRegen
      BenRegen 7 개월 전 +1

      Thanks for sharing!

    • John D
      John D 7 개월 전 +3

      What did you take mushrooms? Im struggling

    • Chalino Falcone
      Chalino Falcone 7 개월 전 +3

      "How does one explain colors to someone who has only seen in black-and-white? And, what does one do when the monochromatic has been qualified into law, and seeing colors decreed a criminal offense?
      While most would like to think that the United States has no state religion, no compulsory cosmology, no mandatory worldview, the millions of Americans who have tasted the forbidden fruit known as "psychedelics," "anthrogens," and "pathogens," would beg to differ."
      [The Politics of Psychpharmacology, Timothy Leary, 2002, Ch. Cognitive Liberty, by Richard Glen Boire, Esq., p. 121-122]

    • toriless
      toriless 7 개월 전

      Yeah, because our pain is not as bad as yours. Suicide is a egotistical act.

  • Ryan Stewart
    Ryan Stewart 6 개월 전

    I grew MM for years (well past Statute of Limitations - no problem admitting it) and guided dozens of people through their experience. Knowing how to 'Ride the Wave' is essential and will be helped by guides like myself. I hope that as the medical community accepts Psychedelics they will incorporate the experiences and wisdom that can be provided by the marginalized element to assist in bringing this therapy to the mainstream.

  • James Browne
    James Browne 6 개월 전 +2

    First time I did mdma, I broke down crying, because Id felt true confidence for the first time.

  • Sea Jae Cocalope
    Sea Jae Cocalope 5 개월 전

    I was a heroin addict for 4 years following my second deployment overseas. Though I did not go through any approved therapy, it’s use did ultimately help me overcome my addiction, depression, and overall dysfunction. Suboxone also played and is still playing a large roll too.

  • Nate B
    Nate B 7 개월 전 +2

    I ate mushrooms one time in the woods and came across a log covered in glowing moss. We were all amazed and wathced it for what seemed like hours. It seemed to breathe and flow with the energy of the universe. For the rest of the night anything green seemed to glow. Turns out there is such a thing as bioluminescent moss.....so we weren't just tripping. I also had a very intimate experience with a bumble bee while on LSD. It kept flying around me and I could feel the wind from its wings on my face, it looked like it was the size of a bird. I cupped my hands and it hovered right above them and looked me right in the eyes. Serveral people around me just watched in awe. When it flew away I felt one with nature.

    • Harry scott
      Harry scott 7 개월 전


    • Harry scott
      Harry scott 7 개월 전

      On telegram

    • Harry scott
      Harry scott 7 개월 전

      ¿?The sells all kinds of psychedelic,such as DMT,Lsd,Lean,chocolate bars,mushrooms,MDMA and other psychedelic stuffs and they also ship discreetly to any location¿?

    • Someone Else
      Someone Else 7 개월 전

      This makes me want to do acid again but I'm 37 now and my acid reflux might kill me 😮‍💨

  • Alex
    Alex 7 개월 전 +1

    Interesting that he didn't mention Ket, considering that it has had more attention for it's therapeutic promise than LSD. Research today about the potential benefits of classic psychs typically only looks at shrooms, and Ketamine is literally FDA approved for treatment resistant depression, so it feels like it's worth a mention.

  • thermoking
    thermoking 7 개월 전 +649

    I will say that when my eating disorder and body dysmorphia was at its worst, I looked in the bowling alley bathroom mirror while on shrooms and finally saw myself as a human person. Like it was crazy, I was just a normal person and it felt so good. I haven’t done shrooms in a while, but I often think back to that experience whenever my dysmorphia gets real bad.

    • Poopyfartboi
      Poopyfartboi 7 개월 전 +30

      Congratulations on getting stronger!! Don’t forget to enjoy the journey.

    • Paul F. Brinkman
      Paul F. Brinkman 7 개월 전 +8

      You would love listening to Terence McKenna, aka, the Mushroom man. Extremely fascinating and insightful. And hysterical. See my selected quotes above.

    • ZeDlinG67
      ZeDlinG67 7 개월 전

      Avatar checks out

    • The Noobest Girl
      The Noobest Girl 7 개월 전 +1

      That's amazing!

  • JeffRB
    JeffRB 6 개월 전

    Best trip I ever had that made me dive deep in myself. I had to go through a terrible one before that. Made me think and look at all my bullshit. I was in hell realm but when I broke free I couldn't stop crying and laughing with joy. I believe in this therapy.

  • Mystic Mind
    Mystic Mind 7 개월 전

    Not even a minute in this video and I'm already bursting in laughter. It's great to see these videos again.

    • Darren Smith
      Darren Smith 7 개월 전


    • Darren Smith
      Darren Smith 7 개월 전

      On telegram

    • Darren Smith
      Darren Smith 7 개월 전

      ¿?The sells all kinds of psychedelic,such as DMT,Lsd,Lean,chocolate bars,mushrooms,MDMA and other psychedelic stuffs and they also ship discreetly to any location¿??

  • Alexander Mills
    Alexander Mills 5 개월 전 +2

    I have epilepsy but when I started taking cannabis I had fewer seizures felt more confident in myself and was somehow to think clearer

  • Vidnir
    Vidnir 7 개월 전 +3

    I am an MD and I have pure O/OCD with comorbid depression. I tried LSD in a good setting to get into a better state of mind, and LSD sent me into a negative spiral that put me into suicidal depression for multiple months. The reason is that LSD as John Oliver stated leads to rapidly increased neurogenesis, so basically, the psychedelic makes your brain malleable. So it is a double edged sword, because if you experience negative trips, they can produce new negative synaptic connection or even give you PTSD, make your depression or especially obsessive thinking way worse. They just enhance the pathways that you use during the trip. LSD and Psilocybin also do not dampen your amygdala like MDMA does, that could be misunderstood from the video. So you can experience massive fear during trips and the thought of your mum dying will actually feel way worse than usual. MDMA works differently than LSD and psilocybin. That was a word of warning for everyone who thinks they could try this at home. This is more complicated than "lets all do psychedelics and get rid of our psychological issues altogether"

    • Vosk coin
      Vosk coin 7 개월 전

      Myko_stamets_ .

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      Vosk coin 7 개월 전

      On Instagram ..

    • Vosk coin
      Vosk coin 7 개월 전

      They sell the best mushrooms, dmt, lsd , mdma , ketamine and other psychedelic products. They ship to all locations:::

  • whateveryouwantitish
    whateveryouwantitish 7 개월 전

    I loved your episode on psychedlelics! You missed/skipped a hugely important part on that subject, Alexander Shulgin. father of MDMA, and psychopharmacology in general. He authored two books named PiHKAL and TiHKAL. wikipedia has a great review of his life.

  • David
    David 7 개월 전 +294

    I ate some psychedelic truffels with some friends and during the trip and after I felt like I had been emotionally reset. Things that stressed me out and resisted in my mind for months I was able to accept and lay to rest. I did them for fun, but it was a really mind opening and cleansing experience

  • Robin Soto
    Robin Soto 7 개월 전 +3

    seeing your worst moments from a neutral standpoint had to be the number 1 most interesting thing I've experienced. And the hellscape is different

  • Progressive Frog
    Progressive Frog 5 개월 전

    Just a thought: Mr. Oliver points out that psychedelic therapy may cost upwards of $15 K. First, its effects seem lasting. Which means that for a person who lives 30 more years beyond that point, it's cost $500 a year, or about $40+ per month, maybe less. Some of us spend more than that at Starbucks.
    But I can see those who practice talk therapy for over $100 per session, for years on end might not want its use. Sad to say, we have some very materialistic people out here, who would fearmonger to keep those who could really benefit (both personally & financially) from using this therapy.

  • Timelord2001
    Timelord2001 7 개월 전

    Excellent! Especially the first segment / portion of it. I laughed good and proper, *with* "aftershock" laughs at the rainbow material...and I wasn't even under the influence of anything. ... But don't get me wrong, *all* of it was excellent. 👍👌

  • Tumbleweeds
    Tumbleweeds 7 개월 전 +4

    Those corny smear campaigns from the 70s helped me appreciate the subtle, studied sophistication of modern brainwashing.

  • Frank Anthony
    Frank Anthony 4 개월 전 +1

    Psychedelics made me freak out both times i tried them. Sucks for me. I dont like weed either. Maybe cuz im left handed or something,but i am 😢

  • on bear feet
    on bear feet 7 개월 전 +589

    I've lived with (non-military) PTSD for years. I've done a lot of talk therapy, and my symptoms have abated enough that when I heard a chair screech at a restaurant today, I merely whipped my head around rather than diving under the table.
    I found out a couple years back that I was considered a "tricky" patient to match with a therapist, mostly because of some odd cognitive and personality traits that make me a little strange in general. I was willing to take the meds and do the work, but I'm slow to trust and my mind works a little differently from the average, and that made everything harder.
    If I hadn't lucked into (as it turned out) the weirdest therapist in the county, I'd probably still be having flashbacks and freezing every time a door slams. And I live in a populous urban area with decent insurance coverage. How many people like me DIDN'T luck into getting therapy from a complete weirdo who was willing to work with another one?
    I hope this new research can help some of the many, MANY people who need it.

    • Paul F. Brinkman
      Paul F. Brinkman 7 개월 전 +7

      Something that helped me a bit. Try this: sit, close your eyes, and imagine a big block of ice around your chest, for 5 seconds. Did anything happen? I felt a major release of tension/pain in my chest, caused by emotional pain. It was gone.

    • Odi Tavell
      Odi Tavell 7 개월 전 +7

      what makes you so "weird"? That sounds interesting

    • The Noobest Girl
      The Noobest Girl 7 개월 전

      May I ask what caused your PTSD? 🤔

    • Chonq Monk
      Chonq Monk 7 개월 전 +9

      Hiya Bear Feet; just wondering if, by any chance, your awesome weirdo therapist is anywhere near Northern Wisconsin? I could *really* stand to meet this person myself...

    • Rohmash
      Rohmash 7 개월 전 +8

      I'm glad you found a therapist. I had one good therapist more than 4 years ago now, and she really helped me. Sadly, she was doing a residency at that clinic and when she left no one at the clinic worked for me. I have been on and off trying to find a new therapist at multiple clinics and keep going through the cycle of trying then giving up after I realize the shrink hardly remembers me between sessions or is biphobic or just isn't present when I am talking. I haven't tried finding a new one for almost a year now. Its just not worth the money or time...

  • Sleepy Toast
    Sleepy Toast 6 개월 전

    LSD helped me face the childhood traumas that id been suppressing for my entire life. It gave me the courage to recognize what had happened and to seek help for it. This all happened whilst during one of those "hell realm" trips. Still one of the worst experiences of my life but it changed mine forever for the better.
    Thank you for talking about it.

  • AG7
    AG7 6 개월 전

    I've had both amazing and terrifying experiences with these. I would absolutely recommend having others present while doing so - for safety as well as shared fun lol.

  • Brooklyn Rosa
    Brooklyn Rosa 7 개월 전 +1

    literally LSD helps me so much w my c-ptsd, parts of myself that normally can't be awake bc the trauma is so horrifying can be awake and I can actually talk with those parts of myself. It's incredible.

  • Solar Pudding
    Solar Pudding 6 개월 전

    MDMA had a profound, permanent, positive impact on my thought process. I'm so glad I experienced it.

  • Eternal Existence
    Eternal Existence 6 개월 전 +1

    I'm grateful that the media is finally starting to pick up on the positive potentials with psychedelics. I've been a close listener to folks like Terence Mckenna from many years ago and still firmly support the openness to these mind expanding spiritual medicines.

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  • Hannah Robbins
    Hannah Robbins 7 개월 전 +171

    I took mushrooms recreationally in college and while they were great fun, they also allowed me to accept that it’s okay that I don’t understand what other people are thinking and feeling (I’m autistic). Psychedelics allow you to tell yourself the truths you know you should believe and actually believe them

    • Corey Holt
      Corey Holt 7 개월 전 +5

      Beautifully said.

    • suckviper
      suckviper 7 개월 전

      Quintessential Last Week Tonight viewer type comment

    • Rick Stadel
      Rick Stadel 7 개월 전

      Russell Brand So-o-o, hard to stay off that , is it? 😉(Me, too!)

    • Robin Soto
      Robin Soto 7 개월 전


    • Radiant Pony
      Radiant Pony 7 개월 전

      Wow this is a beautiful way of framing some of the benefits of psychedelics! As a proponent/provider of psychedelic retreats its wonderful to hear different people's experiences!

  • Lis
    Lis 7 개월 전 +1

    Cannabis and psychedelics lifted the veil on all things and made me see reality without conditions. It made me experience ego death, and made me a much more reflected, empathic, caring, kind and loving person.

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      Andy griffin 7 개월 전

      On instagram

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  • Ashley Smith
    Ashley Smith 5 개월 전

    An old friend of mine became a much better person after he had done acid a few times. He went from being a bit of a bully/asshole, to a lovely warm-hearted guy. He even apologised for treating me like shit in the past.
    I dropped some with him shortly after that, and had a lovely time though not quite as life-changing.😅

  • Minus Medley
    Minus Medley 5 개월 전 +1

    Accurate, soon after I tried weed, I quit smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol. Every smoking session would become a self reflection on the past, finding closure with trauma and rejection.

  • NobodyNowhereKnowhow
    NobodyNowhereKnowhow 7 개월 전 +1

    FUN FACT!: The woman in the clip on this video that was talking about doctors and lawyers and the smartest people she knows that went on a trip and they’re still waiting on them to come back is the inspiration for the show “Strangers With Candy” and specifically the character Jerri Blank! The entire video is here on KRclip and is pretty funny, in context.

  • Waldo
    Waldo 6 개월 전

    I will say, it can be a very positive thing. I spent my entire life without a day going by without thinking of ending it for as long as I could remember.
    Then I did mushrooms for the first time. It was a very good environment - and made me completely change my life view. Even 4 years after that, that one event has completely changed my life for the better. I am happier, I have not legitimately considered ending everything since, and generally do well (although I still struggle constantly, I just don't ever reach the same lows that used to be an every day)
    I have had bad experiences, and I have seen people who abuse it completely lose their minds. (although those people were already partially of their rocker before I met them)