Erowid Center

Rating: 4.93 stars   1083 reviews

Address:

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.

2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Greetings. In my 8 years of own practice in psychology, i have always dealt solely with truth. The Scandinavian society generally does not have any educated information about any psychoactive nor herb, due to their own fear and, dare i say, ignorance on the subject.

After learning about Erowid in 2007 my work and further study became much more enriched and efficient since close to all the information on the site is indeed useful. Why is it useful? well

a) Because it is written by people who have learned the art of critical and independent thinking, further more they know how to put forth objective information regardless of other institutions ignorance.

b) Because it is documented, through trip reports, by people who have actually had an experiences with the substances described.

 
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As an Emergency Physician, I regularly turn to Erowid for information on both emerging and established psychoactives. Their breadth and depth of information is simply unparalleled.

Four out of five doctors recommend Erowid for their patients who use drug information.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Give Earth and Fire a humanitarian award.

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1 person found this review helpful

Erowid sets the standard for accurate information about psychoactive substances.

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Life-changing

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Definitely

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2014

 
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I cannot think of any other resource that is as well executed and brimming with information. This organization is priceless. Anytime I have a question regarding psychoactive substances (be they legal or illegal), the legislative system, or matters of mind and spirituality, Erowid.org is where I look first! Erowid is second to none!

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Excelente espacio virtual que ha logrado reunir una de las más completas bases de datos acerca del tema psicofarmacos, desde múltiples ámbitos, desde el legal como el espiritual y psiquiátrico.

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2007

 
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As a graduated Biochemist and an amateur alcaloid researcher, the information provided by Erowid has been of great value. The web site not only showcases information difficult to find anywhere else, but also has a large number of testimonies and reviews writen by the users of the site.
It is a fundamental reference for the safe use of entheogens, alcaloids, and psychotropic substances in general. If everyone using this kind of material was responsible enough to visit Erowid before experimenting with themselves, the number of accidents in this field would decrease significantly.

This website is one of the best in the internet, and surely THE BEST in its subject matter.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Add ethnobotanical refferences to the general description of the different substances

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As a public psychiatrist I am often challenged to find accurate information about substances used by my clients. And as the mother of a teenager I also frequently seek clarification on what is "out there" being used in the teen community. Erowid, in my experience, is a measured and informed source which gives both chemical/scientific information as well as helping professionals to understand the draw of psychoactive substances.
An absolutely crucial source for both professional and parental information.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Make sure more people were aware of it.

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At a very basic function, this website has saved and will continue to save lives. The complex breakdown of substances it provides, not only educates potential drug users, it confirms experiences through relatable content, for those who may not have human guidance available. Erowid is a completely unbiased and sourced database of illicit and licit drug information; otherwise largely unavailable to the public without governmental or religous skew.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Not. Already well ran.

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2014

 
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In a world with so much false information being spread about drug use by fear-mongers, the right, and the DEA, it is nice to have a place to go for truth. Erowid is a great resource for information about drugs regardless of their legal status. They do an excellent job separating factual scientific information from anecdotes. It is useful to know empirical data regarding a substance to help with dosing but also nice to read "trip reports" written by someone else to set expectations about a coming experience. Erowid gets the information out there and is an excellent resource for harm reduction.

 
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