Philanthropy, Psychedelics, and Healing

Mar 8, 2024

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

How can philanthropy and psychedelics address the mental health crisis? Join Rick Doblin, MAPS founder, and Blake Mycoskie, TOMS Shoes founder, for an enlightening fireside chat about funding psychedelic research. Since MAPS was founded, philanthropic donors and grantors have given more than $140 million for psychedelic research. In June 2023, Blake Mycoskie announced a pledge of $100 million to fund psychedelic research. Hear firsthand how philanthropy and innovative funding models can catalyze the acceleration of research to investigate the treatment potential of psychedelic therapy.

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Rick Doblin

Multidisciplinary Association For Psychedelic Studies (Maps)

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Blake Mycoskie

TOMS Shoes

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