The Future of Psychedelic Medicine in Los Angeles

The Future of Psychedelic Medicine in Los Angeles

Increasing access and availability to psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy means we are at the cusp of a revolution in the medical treatment of mental health issues. The current state of psychedelics within the fields of psychiatry and mental health will be presented, as well as the future for center based access to these medicines in Los Angeles in 2019 and beyond.

Facing the Shadow: Community discussion on diversity & privilege

Facing the Shadow: Community discussion on diversity & privilege

Facing the Shadow: Community discussions on diversity, race, and privilege in psychedelics psychedelics/entheogens

Bicycle Day L.A.: Trauma Victim to Public Advocate

Bicycle Day L.A.: Trauma Victim to Public Advocate

Rachel Hope was one of the first participants treated for chronic, treatment resistant PTSD in the MAPS-sponsored clinical trial that used MDMA-assisted psychotherapy. Rachel will speak on her message of personal life-saving transformation from decades of crippling trauma, failed therapies and prescribed drugs to a sustained, drug free recovery through MDMA-assisted therapy, ecstatic dance, and public activism. The three MDMA-assisted psychotherapy sessions set the stage for Rachel to be her own healer.

MAPS Podcast Live Recording in DTLA

MAPS Podcast Live Recording in DTLA

The show was hosted by second-generation psychedelic ambassador Zach Leary (who also hosts the essential podcast It's All Happening). Dr. Cole Marta lent his humor and insight, and we got to know our founder Ashley Booth a bit better as well.