Emerald Media interviews Shelby Hartman, co-founder of psychedelic media company, DoubleBlind Magazine. Hartman joins us from L.A. where she discusses the first time she tried mushrooms, "the mystical experience," and research on psilocybin for mental health. … [Read more...] about Emerald speaks with DoubleBlind Magazine
In the fourth episode of Growing Up Cannabis, host Victoria Martinez is discussing the benefits of cannabis when it comes to struggling with mental health. Luisa Ruiz chimes into the podcast discussing the downer effect of cannabis helping with anxiety and depression to calm the body when experiencing a heightened day of emotions. Self use of recreational use of cannabis is … [Read more...] about Growing Up Cannabis: Cannabis and Mental Health
Male eating disorders are under-diagnosed, undertreated, and misunderstood by many, according to research published in the Eating Disorders journal. Yet, it is reported that around 25% of those who are affected by an eating disorder are male. The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders reported that 9% of the U.S. population — or 28.8 million … [Read more...] about Hidden Away: Eating Disorders in Men
With the expanding legality of psychedelics, concerns over their usage are growing. Can psychedelics treat mental health problems, such as depression, effectively? And what is it about psychedelics that allow widespread legalization? The Treatment Process Vice News analyzed the specific compounds in psychedelic mushrooms that make most hallucinogens illegal. One of these is … [Read more...] about Can Psychedelics Boost Mental Health?
For years, cannabis has been stigmatized as a gateway drug. Now, evidence suggests it may be an exit drug, and a strong weapon for combating the opioid crisis. The opioid crisis seems to be getting worse each day. Currently, 115 Americans die everyday from opioid overdoses, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health. Their website also states that opioid … [Read more...] about Cannabis and the Opioid Crisis