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Psilocybin Mushrooms Addiction

Content Overview: Psilocybin Mushrooms, also known as “Magic Mushrooms” and “psychodellic mushrooms”, are a hullucinogenic, mind-altering substance that is known to cause an altered perception of reality and hallucinations. Over 100 species of mushrooms produce the illicit drug psilocybin which is the main chemical that produces the hallucinations. South Coast Counseling understands the effects of psilocybin mushrooms and how an addiction can effect your mind and body and how to overcome it.

Mushroom addiction is a serious problem. Known as magic mushrooms, they are fungi that alter the mind and consciousness. Psilocybin mushrooms are similar to toxic kinds of mushrooms. Grown throughout the world, psilocybin is the active ingredient, which causes the hallucinations experienced from drug use.

Why Do People Abuse Psilocybin Mushrooms?

The psychedelic experience is called a trip, which has prevalent visual hallucinations. Trips from magic mushrooms last anywhere from 5 to 12 hours. While they are physically non-addictive, they can become habit forming. The drug has LSD-like properties, which alter autonomic function, behavior, perception and motor reflexes.

Magic mushrooms psilocybin causes the hallucinating effects that make people decide to use the drug. Many people view them as a source for a spiritual journey, so they will continue using the drug or increasing doses throughout a given time. While the withdrawal symptoms are not exhibited because its continued use, most people do need help when trying to stop using the drug.


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Mushroom Addiction



both auditory and visual.


meaning big pupils in the eyes.


including tripping and falling.


typically extreme paranoia regarding "reality".

Facts About Psychodelic Mushrooms

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of American youth age 12-17 admitted to using mushrooms once in their lifetime, according to 2015 data.
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persons over the age of 12 reported using hallucinogens like Mushrooms in the past 12 months, according to a 2007 survey.
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of Americans used Mushrooms at least once in their lifetime.

Get Help for Mushroom Addiction at South Coast Counseling

Here at South Coast Counseling, we are experienced in helping people overcome mushroom abuse. People of all ages continue to use magic mushrooms, and we have come up with personalized treatment plans for a variety of clients from various backgrounds and age groups.

If you are concerned about mushroom addiction, contact us today. We can help you or your loved one effectively overcome your use of hallucinogens. Now is the time to start the recovery process.

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