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13 Nushama Practices for Safe Psychedelic Therapy

As the field of psychedelic therapy continues to gain traction, it is becoming increasingly important for practitioners to ensure their treatments are safe and effective. Nushama is at the forefront of this conversation, constantly putting its members first and determining the best ways to care for them, from our treatment to year-round programming. Here are thirteen practices we’ve identified essential for providing our members the highest quality care.

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The Power of Group Therapy: Join Nushama for an Urban Mindfulness Retreat!

We are excited to announce an upcoming ketamine-assisted mindfulness retreat in partnership with Relationship Resources this April 2023. This retreat will include a medical intake, two virtual sessions for preparation and integration, and an all-day in-person experience at Nushama, facilitated by a licensed and highly experienced professional staff.

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The Mental Health Crisis: Now Is the Time for Psychedelics

In 2022, Nushama conducted a national study on mental health, unveiling some surprising statistics. Drawing from a diverse sample of 1,300 Americans, this survey focuses on their attitudes toward mental health and the use of psychedelics as a potential solution.

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Psychiatric vs. Psychedelic Medicine for the Treatment of Mood Disorders

Mood disorders are among the most common mental health conditions and can significantly impact quality of life. They are often treated with psychiatric medication, which can mask symptoms, but psychedelic therapy is emerging as a viable alternative. This treatment can help people identify and process the root of their trauma, reframing their narrative for long-lasting results when combined with therapy and integration.

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Ketamine-assisted Therapy vs. Rehab to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder

For years, rehab has been the go-to treatment for people suffering from alcohol addiction and other substance use disorders. The results have been disappointing, with most patients struggling to maintain sobriety after completing treatment. Ketamine-assisted therapy is a new, research-based treatment for people struggling with alcohol consumption that is proven to outperform rehab.

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How to Cope with Seasonal Stress, Anxiety & Depression

The holiday season is often portrayed in movies and commercials as a time of pure joy and happiness. For many, however, this time of year can lead to an increase in stress, anxiety, and depression, ultimately resulting in the holiday blues. Why is this, and what can be done about it?

Nushama member sittingi in a chair receiving a ketamine infusion

13 Nushama Practices for Safe Psychedelic Therapy

As the field of psychedelic therapy continues to gain traction, it is becoming increasingly important for practitioners to ensure their treatments are safe and effective. Nushama is at the forefront of this conversation, constantly putting its members first and determining the best ways to care for them, from our treatment to year-round programming. Here are thirteen practices we’ve identified essential for providing our members the highest quality care.

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sand dune with split shadow depicting psychedelic vs. psychiatric medicine for the treatment of mood disorders

Psychiatric vs. Psychedelic Medicine for the Treatment of Mood Disorders

Mood disorders are among the most common mental health conditions and can significantly impact quality of life. They are often treated with psychiatric medication, which can mask symptoms, but psychedelic therapy is emerging as a viable alternative. This treatment can help people identify and process the root of their trauma, reframing their narrative for long-lasting results when combined with therapy and integration.

Read more
person walking off into the distance on a road lined with trees

Ketamine-assisted Therapy vs. Rehab to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder

For years, rehab has been the go-to treatment for people suffering from alcohol addiction and other substance use disorders. The results have been disappointing, with most patients struggling to maintain sobriety after completing treatment. Ketamine-assisted therapy is a new, research-based treatment for people struggling with alcohol consumption that is proven to outperform rehab.

Read more
two people holding hands over coffee during hard times

How to Cope with Seasonal Stress, Anxiety & Depression

The holiday season is often portrayed in movies and commercials as a time of pure joy and happiness. For many, however, this time of year can lead to an increase in stress, anxiety, and depression, ultimately resulting in the holiday blues. Why is this, and what can be done about it?

Read more