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Monday, October 9 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Changing Our Minds: Psychedelics and the Pursuit of Happiness

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In an ongoing quest to alleviate the chemical imbalances that can wreak havoc in our brains and lives, scientists and journalists alike are turning to the drugs our parents warned us about. Don Lattin and Ayelet Waldman, authors who have tried cutting-edge treatments involving psychedelic substances, discuss their respective books on the subject, and what these drugs has done for their lives. Doors open at 5 pm for reception. FREE 

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Don Lattin

Journalist and author Don Lattin has written about the beneficial uses of psychedelic drugs for 40 years. In his new book, Changing Our Minds: Psychedelic Sacraments and the New Psychotherapy, the former San Francisco Chronicle religion writer shares stories of neuroscientists, volunteer research subjects, and others who search for safe uses of psychedelics. He also recounts his own quest for an alternative treatment for depression, which took him from Switzerland to a South American jungle... Read More →
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Ayelet Waldman

Ayelet Waldman is the author of A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life; the novels Love and Treasure, Red Hook Road, Love and Other Impossible Pursuits, and Daughter's Keeper; the essay collection Bad Mother: A Chronicle of... Read More →



Monday October 9, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Book Club of California 312 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94108
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