Erowid Center

Rating: 4.92 stars   889 reviews

Issues: Education

Location: PO Box 1116 Grass Valley CA 95945 USA

Mission: Erowid Center's mission is to provide and facilitate access to objective, accurate, and non-judgmental information about plants, chemicals, technologies, and related issues that affect the mind, body, and culture. Erowid Center supports and trains libraries, publishers, and other information distributors on issues related to these fields. It is Erowid Center's goal to support medical, legal, scientific, academic, and independent experts in developing and publishing related resources.
Target demographics: Students, educators, researchers, medical professionals, and anyone seeking facts and information about psychoactive plants and drugs.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 18 million visitors to our online information.
Geographic areas served: World-wide, Internet
Programs: Erowid.org, Experience Reports, New Drug Tracking & Monitoring, Drug Education, Research Improvement, Ecstasydata Laboratory Testing, Wisdom Cycle Project, Document Library & Archiving.
2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

If it was not for Erowid, I would be blind to the average / recommended dosages of many mind enhancing, and spiritually amazing substances, that I would most likely have otherwise taken in excessive quantities. I find Erowid to be an amazing source of information on topics others are often too scared to discuss.

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2012

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Erowid provides unbiased, informative, useful information about a subject terribly clouded by stigma and opinion. I use Erowid frequently to answer questions of my curiosity as well as to aid others in obtaining valuable knowledge that, in my opinion, helps keep them relatively safer than others like them. I refer anyone with questions I can't answer to Erowid and encourage them to dig deeply into the resources it has to offer, because there are indeed many! Erowid is brilliant and one-of-a-kind, recognized as such or not, but as a donor to the site and a supporter of real information and data, I very much hope that it is!

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Rating: 4 stars  

They provide extremely pertinent and useful information on etheogens. They have a large library of extremely useful information.

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Some

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Likely

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Quite well

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

you the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Life-changing

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

almost everything you need to know about altered states. awesome site

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Life-changing

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Quite well

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2012

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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

Alot of good info is always good. Erowid has it all!

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Rating: 5 stars  

It is my belief that providing the public with reliable and unbiased knowledge about psychoactive drugs is one of the greatest services that can be done. The amount of misinformation regarding this subject never ceases to baffle me. Only through knowledge can drugs be treated and used in a responsible manner and Erowid has done everything possible to provide this knowledge. I recommend erowid to every person interested in psychoactive drugs and especially those interested in taking them. I would call it a net gain in public health.

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

When researching psychoactives of various breeds, objectivity is few and far between. Erowid does an excellent job providing every perspective on each drug with articulate "experience vaults" - the euphoric, the neutral, and the depths of emotional hell. I've been an Erowid database user for over a decade now, am a medical student, and am always happy to meet others who also know of this resource. As future physicians it is endlessly useful to know what our patients are up to, what their experiences might be like with substances we're unfamiliar with, and what potential for abuse/dependency/health risk they may have. I will, for as long as it exists as it does now, recommend Erowid to anyone curious about the taboo (and thus unnecessarily unsafe) world of psychoactives.

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Very Well

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Life-changing

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Definitely

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

Erowid is the go-to source for information on substances. Never will you find a bias on the website. I feel confident in all the information they provide. Beyond the priceless harm reducing information the website offers an amazing variety of entertainment & knowledge. This is one of the best sites on the internet to date.

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Life-changing

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

For me, erowid has been a great help, in fact, it's been life-changing. It's always provided accurate, clear, and very helpful information on drugs and the laws relating to them. It's helped me and several of my close friends with our drug problems. I can't imagine where I would be if I didn't have access to such wonderful information.

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