The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)
is a non-profit research and educational organization that develops
medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the
careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.


MAPS’s Mission
-Developing psychedelics and marijuana into prescription medicines
-Training therapists and working to establish a network of treatment centers
-Supporting scientific research into spirituality, creativity, and neuroscience
-Educating the public honestly about the risks and benefits of psychedelics and marijuana.

MAPS envisions a world where psychedelics and marijuana are safely and legally available for beneficial uses, and where research is governed by rigorous scientific evaluation of their risks and benefits.

Current Research
MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy
LSD-Assisted Psychotherapy
Ibogaine Therapy for Drug Addiction
Ayahuasca Treatment for Addiction
Medical Marijuana
..and more

MAPS's films


From shadows to light - Metsa's autobiography

Metsa introduces us to his book, soon available in english. A testimony about his adventurous and alternative life.

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Ayahuasca mainstream - Metsa talk pros and cons of the practice booming

Francois demange, a.k.a. Metsa, analizes how Ayahuasca is growing in our society, what are the dangers and how we could all benefit from this.

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Collective consciousness and our need for it, according to Metsa

Francois demange, a.k.a. Metsa, talks about the need in our society to rediscover our roots, and our connection with nature through meditation.

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