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Gillian Maxwell

The Sentinel Co-Founder. Community Thought Leader. International Changemaker.

Based in British Columbia, Canada, Gillian Maxwell brings her experience in harm reduction and drug policy reform, along with a wide and diverse network of colleagues and associates, who value her knowledge and wisdom. She co-founded the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition (CDPC), served on the board of directors of MAPS Canada for over 10 years, and has spoken at conferences nationally and internationally. In 2012. Gillian received Queen Elizabeth II, Diamond Jubilee Medal, for community service in introducing harm reduction to Vancouver and successfully advocating for INSITE, North America‚Äôs first supervised injection site, that opened there in 2003. 

Gillian is an experienced coach, facilitator, public speaker, and knowledge exchange broker who is committed to transformation in individuals and organizations. She is a founding member of the Psychedelic Association of Canada. a psychedelic practitioner/integration coach, and appeared as a presenter in the first GoopLab Netflix series on psychedelics, called The Healing Trip