This is an edited selection of quality websites, books and events about psychedelics. Many of these books may present different or even conflicting views and facts. Please read carefully and exercise critical thinking.


Erowid Center is a member-supported organization providing access to reliable, non-judgmental information about psychoactive plants and chemicals and related issues.

The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to promoting medical research with psychedelics.

The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) is the nation’s leading organization of people who believe the war on drugs is doing more harm than good. The DPA fights for drug policies based on science, compassion, health and human rights.

The Heffter Research Institute conducts research of the highest scientific quality with psychedelic substances in order to contribute to a greater understanding of the mind, leading to the improvement of the human condition, and the alleviation of suffering.

The Beckley Foundation is a charitable trust that promotes the investigation of consciousness and its modulation from a multidisciplinary perspective. It supports world-class research into the science, health, politics and history of practices used to alter consciousness, ranging from meditation to the use of psychoactive substances.

The Women’s Visionary Congress (WVC) is an annual gathering of visionary women healers, scholars, botanists, activists and artists who study consciousness and altered states. Visionaries of all genders are welcome.


This is a selection of Neal & Kevin’s favorite classic works on psychedelics.

Psychedelic Healing: The Promise of Entheogens for Psychotherapy and Spiritual Development by Neal M. Goldsmith, Ph.D.

Psychedelic Drugs Reconsidered by Lester Grinspoon, M.D. and James Bakalar, LL.D.

LSD: My Problem Child by Albert Hofmann, Ph.D.

Ecstasy: The Complete Guide by Julie Holland, M.D.

Shroom: A Cultural History of the Magic Mushroom by Andy Lechter, Ph.D.

The Varieties of Psychedelic Experience by REL Masters, Ph.D. and Jean Houston, Ph.D.

The Ecstatic Imagination: Psychedelic Experiences and the Psychoanalysis of Self-Actualization by Dan Merkur, Ph.D.

Pharmacotheon: Entheogenic Drugs, Their Plant Sources and History by Jonathan Ott

Pihkal: A Chemical Love Story by Alexander Shulgin, Ph.D. and Ann Shulgin

Tikhal: The Continuation by Alexander Shulgin, Ph.D. and Ann Shulgin

Storming Heaven by Jay Stevens

DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman, M.D.