LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) was considered as a tool to simulate mental illnesses like schizophrenia and psychosis in its early years of use.
I can get behind that hypothesis since drastic overconsumption of the substance drove me into a psychosis followed by half a year of the worst depression I’ve ever experienced.
Still, I am 100 percent certain about the possible value of psychedelic compounds for the psychiatric system. I also know for a fact that a more responsible consumption would have saved me my two-month-long stay in a psychiatric clinic.
It also would have saved my family and friends…
Historically, my mental health was often somewhat off, but therapy and Brazilian jiu-jitsu helped me to remain somewhat stable. Another agent I consumed for my mental health was LSD or Lysergic acid diethylamide.
I had many memorable experiences and feel like acid made me grow as a person and broaden my horizon. Unfortunately, I lost my respect for the substance and became hooked on it. I started to overuse it pretty drastically, so my stay at the clinic was due to a rough breakdown induced by LSD.
It was a valuable learning experience and a time during which I met…