Mark Haden


Psychedelic Research in Vancouver

Mark Haden is a major figure in the field of psychedelic medicines, with a long list of past and present activities and responsibilities in this field. Among—and beyond—these, he is an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia School of Public and Population Health and Chair of the board of MAPS Canada (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies). He offers private practice counselling to parents dealing with alcohol, drug, and special needs issues, and he works with the Health Officers Council of British Columbia on their position papers on the issue of a regulated market for all currently illegal drugs. Mark has published numerous articles in respected Journals, has presented at conferences and training events in many countries, and was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013 for drug policy reform work. Mark also has a well-deserved reputation as an exciting speaker who never fails to engage and surprise audiences.

Mark has also recently published an article on “A public Health Based Vision for the Management and Regulation of Psychedelics” in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. You can read his latest publishing here:

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