Erowid Center

Rating: 4.92 stars   888 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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6 people found this review helpful

This website is the collective data of all mind altering substances. The data they provide is very helpful and accurate. The best feature is the 1000's of experience reports, written by those who've experienced the substance's effects firsthand. One a personal note, this website has saved me from consuming substances that would not have had any benefit to me. "Knowledge is the power to make a choice" could be a good motto for this site!

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This website has been apart of my life for many years. I have used the information on the site for many different avenues of my life. The experience and wealth of knowledge is invaluable. As a maturing adult without many reliable sources this site helped me find myself and place in the world. They have introduced me to the many pioneers and forerunners. This site is simply amazing. It was also quite nice to hear them speak at Sasha's service.

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2 people found this review helpful

I have been reading information from erowid for over 7 years, they have never led me astray. The site has changed my life forever, helping me to make informed decisions and I have learned priceless life lessons from the 1000s of reports I've read over the years. I haven't used a single resource on the Web for ANY topic more than I've used erowid.
I sometimes wonder how many lives have been saved by this sites accurate information, and ease of access.
I believe it's truly a magnificent achievement of mankind.

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3 people found this review helpful

Erowid is by far the most informative resource in the field of psychoactive substances, keeping people safe by providing professional papers and individual experience reports.

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1 person found this review helpful

I've used Erowid for several years. It has kept me informed and safe. Education is key...and my fellow Americans are so uneducated when it comes to the truth behind the wide variety of substances in this world. Keep up the good work. Thank you!

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1 person found this review helpful

Thanks for the info on crack. Most informative and the writers personal experiences' helped me to decide I'd stay away from it. The most helpful part was the in-depth academic papers which were not laymans plain english but hey! They do like their big words. Once again Thank You .
Please use this if you want but keep my details private thank you.

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2 people found this review helpful

As an educated British white male, with a formal education in the arts, I find Erowid a valuable resource, one that I have used since 2009 to learn more about plant medicine in the context of Shamanism. I find Erowid an invaluable database of all psychoactive chemicals and plants, which also has a very user friendly interface. Whenever I have wanted to check some facts, personal stories, or chemical information, Erowid has proven time and time again to be a trust-worthy site, not infected by political correctness. It is my wish as a curious individual, that Erowid continues to be supported and developed as an unrestricted database of all things psychoactive. Thank you EROWID for sharing useful, non -biased information which has helped me to identify potential dangers with certain substances, and to educate me above all.

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2 people found this review helpful

It helps me and many of my friends learn more about various substances and harm reduction. Lots of info, very in depth. Great overall

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3 people found this review helpful

Sources are reliable, many one of a kind. Sincerity of management to provide helpful and accurate information. Personal experiences are shared and with much detail and honesty. I have benefited from articles read here and return to find information as it comes to my mind. I will contribute when possible as I can afford to.

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2 people found this review helpful

Reviewing Erowid and tweaking the story so my personal experience colors my review, I defer such a task to a time when my preperation us suffucient for productive involvement by you, the reader, and by me, the contributor. But Erowid has a huge amount of useful resourceful data unlikely to be found elswhere in a ocmphrehensive and onest presentation. This is an excellent web site and it is obvious the care and hard work which keeps this site such a wonderful resource to all persons if or if not the individual is directly influenced by drugs. My learned opinion!

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1 person found this review helpful

Erowid is a goldmine of information. It helps people learn and stay safe when dealing with various substances. Thank you Erowid!

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