Legal “psychedelic” experience options
in SoutherN California
We get a lot of questions about what kinds of legal or introductory experiences are available in Southern California so we wanted to lay it out for you:
WARNING: Even substance-free experiences have the potential to be destabilizing or trigger underlying mental health conditions. Get educated and proceed with caution.
Holotropic Breathwork developed by Dr. Stan Grof
Sound Baths. Our friends at Zendo Stereo have a psychedelicly-inspired sound experience they offer in Los Angeles.
Private and Group Cannabis Ceremonies by members of InnerSpace Integration (Skye Weaver and Matthew Brennan (Los Angeles), Carol Benton (San Diego) based on the pioneering work of Daniel McQueen of Medicinal Mindfulness
Ayahuasca/Daime/Hoasca is legal if you are part of a Santo Daime church with an approved exemption or the church of the União do Vegetal
Clinical Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy
Ketamine can be prescribed off-label for the treatment of uni-polar and bi-polar depression, PTSD, and chronic pain. Our founder also co-founded the California Center for Psychedelic Therapy which provides Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy.
MDMA (a.k.a. ecstasy) is being researched for its effectiveness in treating PTSD by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) and there is a clinical trial site in Los Angeles. Apply here.
If what you looking for does not show up on this list, it is illegal and proceed with caution. Read these articles before you dive into the underground: