NFL star quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be a featured speaker at the Psychedelic Conference in Denver this summer, less than a year after Colorado voters decriminalized the therapeutic use of psilocybin mushrooms. Become. The Psychedelic Science 2023 conference, touted by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) as “the greatest psychedelic gathering of all time,” takes place this June at the Colorado Convention Center.
Last year, the Green Bay Packers’ star quarterback revealed he traveled to South America to try psychedelic ayahuasca again and again. Rodgers said the experience changed his mindset and had a positive effect on his mental health, and later credited the drug for being named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player two seasons in a row. In December, he added that using ayahuasca and psilocybin mushrooms helped him cope with an intense fear of death he’d had since his teens.
Rogers has been very open about his use of hallucinogens and hopes that by sharing his experience, he will help clear the stigma attached to the powerful compounds. Be one of over 300 speakers, Psychedelic Science 2023 conference in Denver. Presented by MAPS, the gathering has been hailed by the nonprofit psychedelic research and advocacy group as “a defining event in his psychedelic renaissance.”
“Aaron Rodgers was interviewed by Aubrey Marcus at Psychedelic Science 2023 to discuss his ayahuasca experience, which he previously spoke on Aubrey’s podcast,” said Rick Doblin, Founder and Executive Director of MAPS. increase. “We are delighted that Aaron is open to sharing his views at what will be the world’s largest psychedelic conference to date.”
Psychedelic drugs such as LSD, psilocybin, and ayahuasca are of renewed interest from researchers due to their potential to treat a wide range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and substance abuse disorders. are collecting. In November, voters in Colorado submitted a proposal, he said, a ballot measure to legalize the possession and therapeutic use of certain natural psychedelic drugs, including psilocybin mushroom, DMT, ibogaine and mescaline, for people over the age of 21. 122, marking another step in psychedelic policy reform. The bill also authorizes the establishment of “healing centers” where adults can access natural psychedelics for therapeutic purposes. The bill he passed with over 53% of the vote is now being implemented by state officials.
Aaron Rodgers and Psychedelics
last weekend while appearing in pat mcafee showRodgers said he would make a decision about retiring from professional football after getting a four-day “dark retreat” later this month. It includes ‘sensory deprivation isolation’ that simulates DMT.” according to reports From CBS Sports.
“I feel like this is an opportunity for a little self-reflection in isolation, and then I’m pretty close to that final final decision,” Rogers said on Tuesday. and they had a profound experience.”
In August, Rodgers revealed he had been named the league’s Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row after traveling to South America to take ayahuasca, and the traditional psychedelic brew changed his mindset. Rogers made a revelation about his ayahuasca experience during the appearance. aubrey marcus podcastsaid psychedelic drugs helped him find self-love and mental health.
The Super Bowl champion quarterback said he traveled to South America before winning his third and fourth MVP awards. After his ayahuasca experience, he said: [he] it was never the same.
“I didn’t and I was like, ‘Oh, I’ll never play football again.'” Rogers saidas quoted by United States of America todayNo, it gave me a deep and meaningful appreciation for life. My intention for the first night was, “I want to feel what pure love feels like.” that was my intention. And I did. I really did. I felt hundreds of different hands on my body, a magical experience with the feeling of conveying a blessing of love and forgiveness to myself and gratitude for this life from my supposed ancestors. Did.
The Psychedelic Science 2023 Conference will take place June 19-23 at the Colorado Convention Center. Other featured speakers include Doblin, groundbreaking researcher Robin Carhart-Harris, wellness guru Deepak Chopra, and UK-based psychedelics executive Amanda Fielding, his director It is included. Advocacy group Beckley Foundation.