What we're about

Vision:

The Austin Psychedelic Society connects individuals who aim to balance the public conversation about the utility of psychedelics for various purposes. Our interest is to foster the spread of accurate information and give a new face to psychedelia.

Through repeated in-person interactions, the Austin Psychedelic Society seeks to nurture a community-wide conversation about the growing importance of psychedelics.

Mission:

After 40+ years of misinformation, propaganda, and destructive prohibition, psychedelic substances are undergoing a re-emergence in our cultural zeitgeist.

This phenomena has occurred in two primary spheres:

1. Research for issues like PTSD, depression, addiction, and anxiety.

2. Within start-up and entrepreneurial circles.

Austin Psychedelic Society plans to create space for individuals to discuss various aspects of the psychedelic experience. Specifically, we aim to provide individuals a platform to discuss how these experiences have contributed to transformations in their personal and professional lives.

Our meet-ups will focus on various aspects of psychedelia, including:

Stories from meet-up attendees about their personal psychedelic experiences.

Informal discussions about topics like a post-prohibition world, microdosing, the role of psychedelics in catalyzing social change, and much more.

Talks from various leaders within the psychedelic sphere - including researchers, writers, entrepreneurs, and policy makers.

Viewings of documentaries and discussions of psychedelic-related books.

Our meet-ups should avoid advocating for any one idea or plan of action, and instead, remain open-minded, tolerant, and adaptable. We invite you to join us for these meetings. Whether you’re an experienced psychonaut or an individual who is simply curious about learning more, the Austin Psychedelic Society is a space for you to build community with other psychedelic enthusiasts.

Important Note:

Discussion of psychedelic substances is protected under the First Amendment. Austin Psychedelic Society does not encourage illegal activities.

Austin Psychedelic Society is not a place to seek, encourage, or participate in the procurement of controlled substances. Do not bring, buy, sell, transfer, or arrive on any illegal substances (including cannabis), or swap information on how to buy them.

Any information we provide is for education and information only. This meet-up is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Members who violate these basic house rules will be removed from the group and will not be allowed to attend future events. The emphasis for this group will be on psychedelic education, science, and policy reform.

Please keep our community space safe. Thank you!

Also, in creating a space for all individuals, we encourage discretion when discussing events with other people in the community. Please do not use names of individuals who speak about their personal experiences unless explicit permission is granted. Due to the cultural stigma still attached to psychedelic substances, it is challenging enough for people to speak openly about their personal experiences.

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Upcoming events (1)

Psychedelic Biscuit

Genuine Joe's Coffee House

DATE: Saturday, Feb 9th TIME: 7 PM - 9 PM COST: Beverage/snack purchase (psychedelic biscuit not provided) DETAILS: Eats, drinks, pre-party treats, and the occasional biscuit will bind us. Like generations past, we all gather around food and conversation. This Meetup is a casual, non-structured, group engagement to share various aspects of psychedelic experiences, potential, societal impact, and much more. Join us for a communal and comforting learning environment that's created to foster a shared and direct experience in a growingly isolating world. NOTICE: This is not a place to seek, encourage, or participate in the procurement of controlled substances. Any information we provide is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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Psychedelic Medicine: A Benefit For MAPS

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