Mark Haden, MSW, is a Canadian researcher, counselor, and professor whose work concerning psychedelics research, drug addiction, and drug policy reform have earned him considerable recognition. He has worked as chair of the board for the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) in Canada and with the Health Officers Council of British Columbia regarding drug policy.
Our guest for the first episode of the webinar series will be Mark Haden, Executive Director for MAPS Canada. Mark will be discussing MAPS Canada’s mission, sharing what is currently going on behind the scenes, and also sharing his reflections on the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Mark is the chair of MAPS Canada, and has been educating people about all aspects of drugs for decades. We talk MAPS research with MDMA and trauma, but also harm reduction strategies, speaking to youth about drugs, and strategies for the future of regulating these substances legally.