Rick Doblin, Ph.D Talks At Google About Psychedelics

Psychedelics: Mystical Experiences, Cultural Evolution, Non-Profit MDMA/PTSD Research, and Burning Man

Rick Doblin, the co-founder and CEO of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS, www.maps.org) discusses:
- The FDA-approved research into the use of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in veterans and survivors of sexual abuse, rape, accidents and other traumas
- What role psychedelics can play in generating mystical experiences and the political implications of those experiences for cultural evolution
- How MAPS will market MDMA as a prescription medicine (projected to start in 2021), train therapists/psychiatrists, establish a network of psychedelic clinics, and provide psychedelic harm reduction services at Burning Man and festivals and venues around the world

A New Understanding: The Science of Psilocybin – 2015 Documentary Trailer

“Over the past two decades, there has been a resurgence of scientific inquiry into potential therapeutic benefits of psilocybin. Much is new about psilocybin as a medicine, an entheogen, and a window into human consciousness. A New Understanding informs us, in a remarkably lively, balanced, entertaining, engrossing and informative way.”

The House I Live In

“From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America’s criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.”