Deep Dive into Psychedelic Integration: A Talk by Deva Ram

Description The Aware Project ( hosts a series of monthly Psychedelic Awareness Salon events in Los Angeles and San Diego. We are creating a connected and educated community that feels passionately about balancing the conversation about psychedelics. Take part in a fascinating psychedelic double-header at Thymele Arts! Get your tickets for the early talk on Psychedelic … Read moreDeep Dive into Psychedelic Integration: A Talk by Deva Ram

The Guided Psychedelic Journey

About this Event Even the most experienced of psychonauts have questions about the so-called “therapeutic” or “guided” psychedelic experience. You may wonder what the difference is between a guide, a facilitator, a sitter, and a shaman; why people use eye shades and headphones; what kind of music is used in these sessions; and many other … Read moreThe Guided Psychedelic Journey

Psychedelics & Psychotropics: Mechanisms of Drug Interaction

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 … Read morePsychedelics & Psychotropics: Mechanisms of Drug Interaction

Psychedelics Beyond Serotonin: Ibogaine & Ketamine

While most psychedelics produce their effects by modulating serotonin, there are exceptions of worthy mention including ibogaine and ketamine. While vastly different in their effects, both ibogaine and ketamine appear to modulate either glutamate or opioid systems. Ibogaine is often touted for its powerful anti-addictive properties, although it carries risks of cardiotoxicity. Ketamine has built … Read morePsychedelics Beyond Serotonin: Ibogaine & Ketamine

Autism On Acid: How LSD Helped Me Bridge the Autistic-Neurotypical Divide

At the age of 27—after a lifetime of struggling with autism spectrum disorder and concurrent clinical depression—Aaron Paul Orsini received a dose of LSD that gave him access to emotional and social intuition for the very first time. This 75-minute talk includes Aaron’s first-hand account of his LSD-assisted breakthroughs in behavioral and occupational therapy, as … Read moreAutism On Acid: How LSD Helped Me Bridge the Autistic-Neurotypical Divide

Decriminalizing Psilocybin in California

Overview: Curious about the movement to decriminalize magic mushrooms statewide? This event will give you the latest updates, place the campaign in the context of a wider history, and explain why decriminalization is important to people interested in integration. Time: Doors Open: 6:30pm Event Begins: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: Thymele Arts – 5481 Santa Monica … Read moreDecriminalizing Psilocybin in California