From Sir Paul McCartney to Joe Rogan, these celebrities all credit psychedelics with changing their lives.
Scientific studies reveal what many cultures have known for thousands of years—psychedelic medicines hold the potential to heal the mind, body, and soul, and promote lasting change.
After a half-century of stigmatization following the War on Drugs, psychedelics have found a respectable place in research, with therapies like psilocybin, MDMA, ketamine, and DMT showing promise in treating notoriously difficult-to-treat mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and opioid addiction.
As public perception of psychedelics shifts, more people have begun to share how psychedelic medicine changed their lives for the better, including many celebrities. Here are some of their experiences.