Zendo at Envision Festival

Zendo at Envision Festival

Original Article from Fest300: I Did “Psychedelic First Aid” at a Festival In Costa Rica It was some time after 2 am and I was sitting in front of a structure made of bamboo and cloth at Envision Festival in Costa Rica. It was warm enough that I was dressed in a tank...
Transforming Drug Use at Festivals

Transforming Drug Use at Festivals

Original Article from eNews Park Forest: How Transformational Festival Lightning in a Bottle Could Transform the Way Drug Use is Managed at All Festivals By: Stefanie Jones “Transformational festival” is a phrase that’s often used to describe festivals that intend to...
Manual of Psychedelic Support

Manual of Psychedelic Support

The Manual of Psychedelic Support is a comprehensive guide to setting up and running compassionate care services for people having difficult drug experiences at music festivals and similar events. The Manual grew out of the work of its original creators at KosmiCare,...
The Battle Against ‘Bad Trips’

The Battle Against ‘Bad Trips’

Original Article from Good Times Weekly: The Battle Against ‘Bad Trips’ Santa Cruz-based organization brings psychedelic harm-reduction to Burning Man An estimated 55,000 people are currently gathered in the Nevada desert for Burning Man, the annual summer festival of...
How to Work with Difficult Psychedelic Experiences

How to Work with Difficult Psychedelic Experiences

A true psychedelic experience, even a so-called bad trip, is sacred. In earth-oriented, shamanic cultures, even a psychotic breakdown, induced by a psychedelic, is part of the initiation. So remember the way of the ancients: this is a process, a process of awakening,...