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Psychedelics & Psychotropics: Mechanisms of Drug Interaction
October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The fifth and last installment in this series will focus exclusively on the potential for drug interactions between psychedelics discussed in installments I–IV and other medications or supplements people may be using. While the aim is to cover a broad range of possible interactions, a focus will be placed on interactions with traditional psychotropics including antidepressants, benzodiazepines, stimulants, and antipsychotics. It is recommended to attend installments I–IV to allow for optimal understanding of materials covered in this installment.
This is the fifth and final part of a 5-part workshop series geared toward providing a foundation for understanding the psychopharmacology and clinical research of the most commonly encountered psychedelic compounds as well as practical information for safe psychedelic use. Seating is limited so sign up today!
Benjamin Malcolm teaches psychopharmacology, practices as a clinical psychiatric specialist, and performs research on psychoactive drugs including psychedelics. His educational background consists of a bachelor’s degree in pharmacology, a doctorate of pharmacy, a master’s degree in public health and specialized post-doctoral training in psychiatry. He’s a lover of nature, exercise, music and consciousness as well as being a husband and father. He’s passionate about psychedelic drugs and envisions a society in which they are available in safe and supported settings for psychospiritual well-being, personal growth, ceremonial sacrament, and treatment of mental illness. Additionally, he runs a psychopharmacology consulting service on his website, spiritpharmacist.com, to help those in need for an informational risk evaluation of psychedelic use.