Psychedelic Organizations


Research Institutes

  • Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) – 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.
  • The Beckley Foundation – British organization founded by Amanda Feilding seeking global drug policy reform and scientific research into psychoactive substances.
  • Entheogenic Research Integration and Education (ERIE) – A San Francisco-based group that reviews and conducts research on traditional plant medicines and related substances, develops methods for integrating experiences and new educational paradigms, and provides a forum for discussion.
  • Heffter Research Institute – A nonprofit dedicated to supporting research into psychedelic compounds.
  • International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research and Service (ICEERS) – Non-profit organization engaging with some of the fundamental issues resulting from the globalization of ayahuasca, iboga, and other ethnobotanicals.
  • The Usona Institute – Non-profit medical research organization dedicated to supporting and conducting pre-clinical and clinical research to further the understanding of the therapeutic effects of psilocybin and other consciousness-expanding medicines. Their current focus is on alleviating treatment-resistant depression.