Southern California Public Radio station KPCC has an excellent four-part series on the current state of psychedelic research. The series, reported by Health Care Correspondent Stephanie O’Neill, features interviews with Heffter board members George Greer, Charles Grob, and Stephen Ross.

“Research into the therapeutic potential of illegal ‘psychedelic’ drugs to treat an assortment of mainstream mental health conditions is undergoing a modern-day renaissance.

“A host of published studies in the field is showing promise for psychedelics, such as psilocybin, the active ingredient in ‘magic mushrooms,’ to help treat alcoholism, depression, drug addiction and severe anxiety caused by serious or terminal illness.”

Link to Part 1, Psychedelic Science: The surge in psychiatric research using hallucinogens | SCPR

Link to Part 2, Psychedelic Science: Researchers enlist Psilocybin to help fight alcoholism | SCPR

Link to Part 3, Psychedelic Science: Using ecstasy to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder | SCPR

Link to Part 4, Psychedelic Science: Psilocybin shows promise treating cancer anxiety | SCPR