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Why We're (Still) Taking a Stand for Psychedelics

MUD\WTR and Trends w/ Benefits are proud supporters of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelics Studies (MAPS). Here's why.

Shane Heath

We are in the middle of a mental health epidemic.

Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Suicide is on the rise. PTSD, shootings, addiction … you’ve seen the news. When the mind is in poor health it cascades into tragic outcomes and society pays the price.

Here at MUD\WTR and Trends w/ Benefits, we believe in standing for bold solutions. That’s why we donate to the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), an organization that develops medical, legal and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics.

Wait, are you guys supporting drugs?

F*ck yes we are, and you should too.

Read more: Why Vets are Championing Psychedelic Decriminalization in California

In 2017, the FDA designated psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy as a breakthrough therapy, and it’s fast-tracking the research due to its potential to treat soldiers with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

These treatments typically require only a few sessions and no ongoing medication. Working within the maze of regulations, MAPS is doing it right. It’s healing the root cause, not just the symptoms — something that, despite their pretty colors and wide profit margins, mainstream pharmaceuticals have failed to do.

The philosopher Howard Zinn once said that you can’t be neutral on a moving train. That’s why we are honored to support MAPS and speak up for the psychedelic revolution.

Shane Heath
Founder & CEO

Learn more: maps.org
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