Below is a list of some of the most prominent organizations that support psychedelic research, study, and beyond. Amongst these you will find repositories of information, advocacy, user support, religion, history, research, networks, medicine, and more. The psychedelic renaissance is global and spans across countries, cultures, politics, religions, and economics.
"...passionate about recovering the use of psychedelics and entheogens as culturally acceptable tools for healing, growth, celebration, spiritual connection, and personal and collective exploration."
"The Beckley Foundation pioneers psychedelic research to drive evidence-based drug policy reform, led by the vision of founder and director Amanda Feilding as a UK-based think-tank and NGO."
"Bluelight is an international, online, harm-reduction community committed to reducing the harms associated with drug use."
"Breaking Convention is a biennial multidisciplinary conference on psychedelic consciousness, featuring more than 200 presenters from around the world."
"We provide public education and cultural understanding about psychedelic plant medicines and promote a bridge between the ceremonial use of sacred plants and psychedelic science. * * * We envision a world where plant medicines and other psychedelics are preserved, protected, and valued as part of our cultural identity and integrated into our social, legal and health care systems.."
"...a place for the discussion, research and exploration of one of the most, if not the most mystical and profound entheogens of the 21st century..."
"DMT Times strives to present the most up-to-date, relevant and timely information on DMT and the Amazonian plant brew ayahuasca[.]"
"EmmaSofia is an political organization working for a drug policy reform in Norway, based on evidence and respect for human rights."
"We are dedicated to supporting cognitive liberty by offering a learning environment to support grassroots education and outreach on the topics of integration and entheogenic potentials."
" Erowid is a member-supported organization providing access to reliable, non-judgmental information about psychoactive plants, chemicals, and related issues. We work with academic, medical, and experiential experts to develop and publish new resources, as well as to improve and increase access to already existing resources. We also strive to ensure that these resources are maintained and preserved as a historical record for the future. "
“Esalen is a major catalyst in the transformation of humankind, working with individuals and institutions to integrate body, mind, heart, spirit, and community in a nurturing relationship with the environment. * * * Esalen is a leading center for exploring and realizing human potential through experience, education, and research. We work toward the realization of a more just, creative, and sustainable world, seeking answers to questions unlikely to be explored by traditional universities and religions. We sponsor pioneering initiatives and offer personal, spiritual, and social transformation programs for residents, interns, and workshop participants.”
"...is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to supporting the sacramental and therapeutic uses of iboga, as well as its alkaloids and their analogs, through sustainability initiatives, scientific research, education, and advocacy."
“The Heffter Research Institute promotes research with psychedelics to contribute to a greater understanding of the mind, leading to the improvement of the human condition, and to alleviate suffering. Heffter scientists believe that the unexplored potential of psychedelics requires careful scientific research to find their best uses in medical treatment.”
"For over 15 years the Johns Hopkins Psychedelic Research Unit has been the preeminent and most productive research team in the United States conducting human research with psychedelics."
"...an annual forum in New York City that examines the role of psychedelic drugs and plant medicines in science, medicine, culture, and spirituality."
"Engaging with the fundamental issues arising from the globalization of psychoactive plant practices[.]"
"Kahpi publishes academic, esoteric and real-world knowledge about ayahuasca in language that ordinary people can understand. We aim to create a bridge between indigenous and local knowledge and academic and popular thought."
"...promotes the development of psychedelic science, and its application to practice in order to facilitate human development, health and well-being through high quality research, evidence based interventions, policies and participative practices."
"Founded in 1986, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana."
"OPEN was founded in 2007 with the primary goal to stimulate academic research into therapeutic applications of psychedelics. OPEN functions as a central node in an ever increasing network of experts in the field of psychedelic research in the Netherlands and Europe."
"Alas! the forbidden fruits were eaten, And thereby the warm life of reason congealed. A grain of wheat eclipsed the sun of Adam, Like as the Dragon's tail dulls the brightness of the moon."
"...to provoke an unmuffled, ungagged, and unsilenced generation of world citizens into speaking up and taking the actions necessary to wrest control from the privileged few and to reclaim this planet..." Run by retired attorney and producer of the Palenque Norte lecture series at Burning Man, Lorenzo Haggerty’s, Psychedelic Salon possesses one of the largest troves of audio recordings of lectures given by some of the greatest minds in psychedelics (certainly the largest collection of Terrence McKenna lectures anywhere).
"Psychedelic Science Review is embarking on a journey to bring cutting edge science in the field of psychedelics to you in the most accessible, thorough and scientifically accurate way possible."
"We provide the best resources for psychedelic exploration to help people live better lives."
"...dedicated to exploring and discussing the important academic/scientific and other research in the field of psychedelics. We are interested in how psychedelics and other non-ordinary states of consciousness relate to the human potential as well as the healing potential that they can foster."
"...committed to bring individual and global transformation through sharing of knowledge and connection to resources."
"PsychonautWiki is a community-driven online encyclopedia that aims to document the emerging field of psychonautics in a comprehensive, scientifically-grounded manner."
"Psymposia is a leading advocacy-based media group focused on sharing stories and fresh perspectives of psychedelic science and drug policy reform."
"We help spread accurate information about magic mushrooms so people can make informed decisions about what they put in their bodies."
"...offers services that complement harm reduction initiatives, seeking to minimize the risks that can occur from the unsafe use of psychedelics, and from drug policies that contribute to the associated dangers."
"...we provide well-researched, high-quality information specific to the classic psychedelics – and how they can be used to help people like you live more vibrant lives."
"...a non-profit psychedelic peer support program that provides emotional support services in a comfortable setting for individuals coping with the difficult mental and emotional effects that can arise from the use of psychedelic substances at festivals and events."
Zendo Project is sponsored by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), a 501©3 research and education organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.