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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Education, Libraries

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.

Community Stories

161 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Erowid is undoubtedly one of the longest running and most reliable sources of information about medications, pharmaceuticals and other mind altering substances. Untouched by corporate interests, it's served in its purpose honestly and faithfully since the dawn of the internet and deserves all the praise I can muster.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Very good and broad information containing photos, references and also precautions. Highly recommended.

3

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Thanks to Erowid peopel have a clear vision and a ton of information. Not a ton of propaganda

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Erowid provides me and many other people with real information about psychoactive drugs, substances, plants, etc. (which humans have been experimenting with for thousands of years--just saying). Without websites like erowid, people could die or cause unnecessary damage to themselves and others because of lack of knowlege about what you're doing or how to properly do it, and not overdo it, etc. Usually, any other drug education is false, propaganda, or just lies to scare people from doing it, such as all the marijuana myths. That is why we need websites like erowid, so that people can practice safe and responsible drug use.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This is a valuable repository of knowledge, both technical, anecdotal, while meandering in-between. This site should be preserved and maintained...

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

When you have an empty void in your heart that can only be filled with drugs but are also an extreme hypochondriac, you'll come to realize that a site like Erowid is your best friend. I cannot express how many times this site has saved my life by informing me of the side-effects and/or complications of any drug I decide to ingest. Thank you Erowid.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This is an amazing resources for everyone who uses drugs or considers using drugs. It has without a doubt saved many lives throughout the years and continues to do so by providing accurate information in a non-judgemental way about drugs. The great thing is, you don't have to do illegal drugs to benefit from this website.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

The best source of informations that you can find on the entire web. Helps you to stay in the "safe side" when handling chemicals or plants.
Also teaches their powers in a scientific way that gives you info, pro's and con's and leaves you completly informed.
Thank you for your work, Erowid. You'll never know how man lives you saved and/or made better.

2 Christa6

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Great resource that helps users avoid fatal drug overdoses and interactions. Literally a life-saver.

2 Mason D.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Erowid is helping spread truth & harm reduction & I am happy to see it at work. I support it & hope it continues grow!

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Great site, we need more sites like this to spread objetive information about susbtances, and stop that madness.