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Announcing Vivian Smith As Our New Interim Executive Director

April 16, 2021 The MAPS Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Vivian Smith on April 12, 2021, as the organization’s Interim Executive Director. Vivian will lead MAPS Canada over the next three months while the board continues the recruitment process for a full-time, permanent Executive Director. Vivian will continue to …

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MAPS Canada Executive Director – Job Posting

MAPS Canada, a non-profit charitable organization creating a future of safe access to the beneficial uses of psychedelic medicines, is seeking a full-time Executive Director. Applications closed on March 15th, 11:59pm. SUMMARY The Executive Director is the key management leader of MAPS Canada. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic …

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MAPS Canada Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies

We are excited to announce that MAPS Canada now accepts charitable donations in the form of cryptocurrencies!  Cryptocurrencies are founded on a new payment infrastructure called Blockchain, allowing transactions to be recorded on decentralized and cryptographically-secure infrastructure, rather than by a centralized authority. Cryptocurrencies offer an entirely new approach to the way transactions are made …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Season 2 – Episode 1 – Rick Doblin

Join founder and executive director of MAPS, Rick Doblin, Ph.D., for an update on the Capstone Project and what it took to reach this amazing fundraising milestone. Rick will discuss the future implications for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy, now that the necessary funds have been raised to make this medicine a reality.  Date: Tuesday, September 22nd Time: …

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MAPS Canada Webinar Series: Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance

Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance We are in the middle of the psychedelic renaissance. With research projects and decriminalization proposals popping up across North America and with MDMA on the verge of approval as a treatment for PTSD, psychedelic therapy is on track to become the next major breakthrough in mental health care. MAPS Canada has …

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Psychedelic Sanity: The Importance of Integrating Psychedelic Experiences

While psychedelics are in the midst of their second pass at mainstream legitimacy, the public perception of psychedelic advocates hasn’t changed much since the 1960s. From Woodstock and the Grateful Dead, to mandalas and tie dye, to a refusal to work or bathe, many characteristics of the psychedelic advocate are evoked during public discussions, rarely …

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Unlocking Intellect: Psychedelics, Creativity, and Problem Solving

Almost anyone taking psychedelics, whether rookie or veteran, reports feelings of enhanced creativity. Defining creativity is a slippery slope and these reports are especially subjective, but many artists like Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead and the Beatles speak reverently about the effects that psychedelics had on their ability to create music. A lesser known, but …

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