Dose Nation interviews MAPS Founder Rick Doblin and Ryan LeCompte of Veterans for Entheogenic Therapy (VET) about their advocacy for increased research into the benefits of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. Doblin speaks about MAPS’ psychedelic research program, the promising results from research into MDMA-assisted psychotherapy to treat PTSD, and creating a global understanding that psychedelics can safely be used as medicines. LeCompte speaks about his experience in the Marines, founding VET after the loss of a fellow Marine, and his hopes for a future where psychedelics can be used legally for their therapeutic potential by veterans, active duty soldiers, and anyone else who may receive benefits.
Originally appearing here.
Hosts Jake Kettle and Brian Normand sit down for a conversation with Rick Doblin Ph.D of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) and Ryan LeCompte of Veterans for Entheogenic Therapy (VET).