Erowid Center

Rating: 4.93 stars   1087 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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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

This site has taught me and many of my peers how to safely administer a variety of chemicals, plants, and drugs. For each page there is usually many third-party scientific studies that can confirm the information posted on the site. This site does NOT encourage drug use. Rather, it promotes harm reduction. I have no doubt in my mind that the Erowid Center has saved countless lives through the sharing of non-biased information regarding a myriad of substances.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

This is an excellent source of information that should be available to anyone with questions. Educating the public with first hand experiences.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

This website can really help ib making you a better individual. You can and will understand alot on substances, as well as on life and the meaning of our existance by reading experiences from people. 11/10 would recommend.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Reliable and incredibly in-depth source of facts without a hidden commercial or judgmental agenda. This non-profit is there for the public good and to make a difference, period. As trusted and credible as it gets.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

changed my life for the better probably saved it once or twice.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I started simply reading erowid, and over the past few years i have gone from a user to a volenteeer to a donating member. i cannot explain the significance of this website to me. without it i would have never been able to get over my anhedonic depression or fully realize myself. I have also been able to help many people over come, or reduce their addictions by using information from erowid

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

increase the speed that new information of new reasearch chemicals is posted

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The best and complete source for honest, accurate information relating to any psychoactive. It is the most trustworthy of any drug information site, and deserves full recognition of this.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been using and reading on this site for years. It's a great way to get new information and it's easily categorized with interesting articles. I'm glad you guys didn't go under.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I live in the UK and our government, despite all the evidence to the contrary,still believes prihibition saves lives, despite anyone with a brain - and common sense - knowing otherwise. Recently, there has been a spate of kids dying after dropping a single E. Now, I've no idea whether it was the tab itself that killed them (if so, what the फ़क was in it, because it certainly can't have been (just) MDMA - what would be so toxic that a single pill would cause death…?). My money's on the fact that because it's illegal, they had no access to information on how to take it safely, and what to be aware of regarding adverse reactions and side-effects (which, with MDMA, include extreme thirst and, obviously therefore, frequent urination caused by an imbalance of potassium and sodium. Y'see, if it was legal, clubs could have proper, medical-grade, rehydration fluid behind the bar, so that calling an ambulance wasn't necessary).

Y'see, it's actually illegal to publish information on recreational substances, because the government believes that it will encourage their use, this is to ignore the obvious that people will use 'em anyway, so why not make the info freely available…? Oh there are sites, but you have to know about them, they can't advertise their existence).

I apologise for the length of this, but this is a topic that makes me apoplectic, especially as our former PM, on introducing the воІІох that was the Psychoactive Substances Bill (now the PSA), had the audacity to claim that parents were demanding tougher legislation, which is utter BS - parents want legalisation and regulation, so they know their kids have access to the info that will allow them to take these substances SAFELY.

I want as many people as possible to know about EROWID, because the information it contains, and the experience reports, should be easily accessible - ideally there should be a localised version in every country where its info would be useful. Until this happens, parents are going to continue to grieve. What REALLY needs to be prohibited is stupidity, especially when combined with government. EROWID, and resources like it, must continue to flourish, the work they do, and the information they provide is absolutely vital - here's to the next 20 years and many, many more! Thank you.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

this website is so important. its everything you are looking for and more. 10 stars. thank you erowid for existing!!!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

One of the best website about objective informations on psychoactive drugs.

 
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