Inclusion of People of Color in Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy: A Review of The Literature

Are people of colour included in psychedelic research? In their paper “Inclusion of people of color in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy: a review of the literature” Michaels et al. (2018) reviewed studies on psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy published between 1993 and 2017 across countries to examine rates of inclusion for people of colour. Below we have summarized the key …

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Why Learn How to Read Scientific Papers?

In Kyle Shannon’s Towards Data Science’s article, “A Guide to Reading Academic Research”, Shannon emphasizes that reading scientific papers is not just for gathering the right information for a good grade or bragging rights. “Reading papers certainly builds character”, he suggests.  From researcher, to child, to performance athlete, we all have experience in building character …

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Introducing Dinesh Bhayana – MAPS Canada Board

MAPS Canada is excited to announce a new addition to our Board of Directors. Dinesh Bhayana is an emergency and addiction medicine physician based in Toronto, ON, Canada. He completed medical school at the University of Western Ontario and residency at the University of Toronto. Since 2013, he has worked in both hospital and community …

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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 15 – Psilocybin Mushrooms vs. Psilocybin: The Dialectic Between Nature vs. Synthetic

In the season finale of Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance, join Paul Stamets for a discussion on the history of psilocybin and our knowledge of its medicinal value. Psilocybin mushrooms serve a societal need that remains unaddressed by conventional medicine. Paul champions the therapeutic benefits of psilocybin and will outline why, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, …

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