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Psychedelic First Aid & CPR

June 19 - June 23

Psychedelic Shine

Explore a wide range of critical topics encompassing panic, vomiting, paranoia, psychosis, suicidality, mania, and other severe mental health episodes. While these occurrences may not be frequent, they are prevalent enough to demand serious attention. Our comprehensive curriculum delves into these challenges, equipping participants with the knowledge and skills to address them effectively.

On the first aid front, the course provides targeted training on handling overdoses, falls, injuries, fainting, hypertension, heart issues, heart attacks, strokes, allergic reactions, seizures, and essential harm prevention strategies such as proper medicine dosing and hydration practices. Gain invaluable insights into assembling the right tools for your toolkit, including essential psychedelic antidotes.

Furthermore, our program emphasizes the ability to differentiate between typical, peculiar psychedelic experiences and genuine physical or mental health emergencies. Armed with this discernment, you can confidently navigate the sometimes perplexing landscape of psychedelic encounters.


Dates: June 19th-23rd

Lead Trainers: Daniel McQueen, Gavin Dawson


  • $2,000 + Space Use Fee: $450
  • Scholarship ($1,200 – $1,800)


Lecture Topics Include:

  • Psychological and physical crisis prevention
  • Psychological and physical crisis de-escalation
  • Symptom identification
  • Harm reduction techniques and practices
  • Self-harm and suicide prevention
  • Safety plans
  • CPR
  • Contraindications
  • Foundational first-aid
  • Primary and secondary patient assessments
  • Harm reduction resources


Who Can Attend This Training:

This course has no barriers to those who wish to attend. You do not have to be a previous PSS student to sign-up.


June 19
June 23
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