Lucid Planet Radio, Episode 9: Legalizing Psychedelic Therapy, with Brad Burge from MAPS
Tune in as Dr. Kelly interviews Brad Burge, Director of Marketing and Communications for MAPS (The Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies) as we discuss drug policy reform, media perspectives on psychedelics and marijuana, cutting edge science and education, and compassionate care for people having difficult psychedelic experiences. From Burning Man to the American Psychiatric Association, Brad has been representing MAPS on the front edge of policy reform and innovations in psychedelic science, research and healing. We will discuss MDMA- assisted psychotherapy and the push for the legalization of MDMA for therapeutic purposes by 2021. Also, you can learn about the importance psychedelic harm prevention via the Zendo Project at festivals, and how to pursue a career in psychedelic therapies.
The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational organization. Their work focuses on developing MDMA, other psychedelics and marijuana into prescription medicines, educating the public honestly about their risks and benefits, providing harm reduction services at festivals and events, and training psychedelic therapists. They also support scientific research into psychedelics as tools for spirituality, creativity, and neuroscience.