At Cardea, we believe that psychedelics not only hold the promise of alleviating psychological suffering, but that they are consciousness raisers, helping us to see the public causes of our personal pain. This is why we add a component in all our care where our guests contemplate ways in which they can give back to the world. It is also why Cardea sees a large part of our mission as financially supporting and working with charities and non-profits.
Free Ketamine Services through OnPoint
We donate our services and future funding to Washington Heights Corner Project and the New York Harm Reduction Educators (NYHRE). The organization with the first safe-injection facility in the US, NYHRE has always been a leader in serving its community. With services for people experiencing homelessness, support groups, syringe exchange and overdose prevention, activism training for peers, and holistic health services, we believe in their work.
With the opening of our ketamine space in Tribeca, we also will open a ketamine space for the participants of NYHRE that will use the same model and be free to the community. We know that ketamine can help with trauma and the damage from systems of oppression, and we look forward to bringing this work to Harlem. This space will be co-created and designed by Cardea and the staff and participants at NYRE and we look forward to the opening.
Jamaica – The Breds Foundation
We donate 10% of our profits from the retreat to The Breds Foundation, a charity that aims to foster community empowerment through programs designed to enhance the education, vocational training, recreation and livelihoods of Treasure Beach community members and to e