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Reilly Capps is the editorial director of HealingMaps. He has written about psychedelics for Rooster Magazine, The Washington Post, The Telluride Daily Planet, LucidNews, 5280, Chacruna, The Third Wave, and the MAPS Bulletin. A licensed EMT, he used to answer 911 calls on the ambulance in Boulder, Colo., where he learned how drugs affect a community. Read all his work at Authory.com/reillycapps and follow him on Twitter @reillycapps

Reilly's Posts

These are the 7 Most Popular Mushroom Strains

The most popular mushroom strains, according Denver's Psychedelic Cup. Do you have a favorite from this bunch?

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Is Ketamine an Opioid? Why One of These Painkillers is Safer Than the Other

Ketamine shares many traits with opioids. They both kill pain effectively. But how far do the similarities go?

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The Best Ibogaine Treatment Centers

Ibogaine clinics are hard to vet. Ibogaine is dangerous, most clinics are in Latin America, and not enough have adequate

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Have Questions About Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy? Here are the Terms You Need to Know

New to the world of magic mushrooms as alternative health treatment? This glossary of psilocybin-assisted therapy terms will help you

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Simple Science-Backed Trick Now Proven to Make Your Mushrooms More Potent

Is it possible to not only stop your mushrooms from degrading, but actually increasing in potency? Science says yes.

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Hillbilly Pumpkin Mushrooms are Not White Trash — They’re Orange Southern Beauties

Hillbilly Pumpkin mushrooms are becoming popular. They're a little stronger than a typical mushrooms. And people like the feeling.

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Your Brain on Mushrooms: A Breakdown of The “Stamets Stack”

Mushroom legend Paul Stamets has created the most popular microdose plan ever.

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Shelve the Tylenol? LSD Microdoses Work as Painkillers

Psychedelics may help people endure discomfort and pain. Studies in the 1960s and '70 showed LSD had killed pain in

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New To Ketamine Treatment? Here’s A Glossary of Ketamine Therapy Terms

Heard about ketamine treatment, but not sure what it is? Here's a glossary of ketamine therapy terms to get you

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B+ Mushrooms: Psilocybin that’s Not a Quite a Perfect Score, Yet Never a Fail

A B-plus grade on your report card is one you're happy to show your grandma. Anyone complaining about a B+

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I Took a Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Course. Here’s What I Learned

Psychedelics can feel as important as the birth of a child or the death of a parent, and can change

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Mad Honey: Burning Man’s Newest Popular (And Legal) Drug

At low doses, mad honey feels like a cannabis high. At high doses, users collapse and throw up. What's behind

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Are Mushrooms Legal in Colorado? The Answer is a Little Tricky

“Yes, mushrooms are legal,” says Matt Brockmeier, attorney for Emerge, a leading psychedelic law firm. Sales, however, remain illegal.

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Successful Phase 3 MDMA Study Opens Door for FDA Approval

Patients who did MDMA-assisted therapy saw improvements in their family, social and work life. By one measure, MDMA-assisted therapy was

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‘First Data’ Published Showing Lack of Support During Psychedelic Integration May Lead to Harm

Guides and therapists have long preached the importance of psychedelic integration. But there wasn't much empirical data. Until now. A

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Pet and Setting: This Psychedelic Vet Teaches Dogs to Trip Sit

Psychedelics, once illegal everywhere, are growing in popularity. These journeys are affecting not just the people who take the drugs,

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A Surprising Southern State Journeys from Opioids to Ibogaine 

Kentucky Will Use Opioid Settlement Money to Develop Psychedelic Into FDA-approved Drug  It was a heartbreaking press conference. A mom

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At Denver’s Microdose Mondays, Magic Mushrooms are a Legal Gift

In Denver, Microdose Mondays classes teach folks about psilocybin mushrooms, and gifts them a month's worth of microdoses. Here's why.

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What’s Crazy (And Not So Crazy) About Oregon’s Psilocybin Prices

$300 for a microdose? A price list for Oregon's first psilocybin service center shocked mushroom lovers. What can we learn

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Nation’s First Psilocybin Service Center Now Licensed in Oregon

Psilocybin mushrooms are ready to go in Oregon. At least at one clinic.  The Oregon Health Authority announced that it

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New Psychedelic Bill Introduced, Some Coloradans Worry It’s Too Restrictive

Mushrooms Have Arrived at Colorado’s State Capitol. Some psychedelic folks are scrambling to organize lobbying efforts after a lawmaker introduced

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