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She Was Given LSD, Psilocybin, & MDMA In The Final Days Before Her Death – What Happened After Was Beautiful

She Was Given LSD, Psilocybin, & MDMA In The Final Days Before Her Death – What Happened After Was Beautiful
Mara Howell was in pain, the type of pain so severe it found her bedridden in a hospital at 33 years old. Cancer was killing her. Conventional pain killers weren’t providing any relief. She tried them all, opioids, methadone, IV ethanol, and more, but to no avail. On top of the physical pain, Mara was also battling severe depression and anxiety, wrote April Short in her article, Psychedelics Could Change The Way We Die. Mara’s mother, Marilyn Howell, recalls her daughter’s struggles in a memoir published for MAPS: “However much courage Mara had, the waves of illness that washed over her were unrelenting. Cannabis had provided temporary ease for Mara, but nothing substantial enough to make her situation bearable. Being a mind-body educator, Mara’s mother suspected that her daughter’s pain was perhaps connected to something less tangible than what Western medicine was willing to accept. Psychedelics helped Mara find peace in the final days before her death. Source: Alternet Great news!

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Psychedelics Could Change the Way We Die When 33-year-old Mara Howell was dying of cancer, the pain she experienced was so severe that even the highest doses of opioids, methadone, IV ethanol and even an intrathecal pump weren’t working. She was bedridden, and depression and anxiety crashed down on top of the pain. As Mara’s mother Marilyn Howell recalls in her memoir Honor Thy Daughter, published by the nonprofit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS): “However much courage Mara had, the waves of illness that washed over her were unrelenting.

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