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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

1173 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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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.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Erowid is one of the best and most reliable drug information and experience vaults. Its very important and beneficial for safety in drug use to be as informed as possible, and erowid greatly helps in achieving this.

Donor

Rating: 5

Idon't usually post reviews or do this kind of mind-numbed cleaning you are all used to daily. so when I saw the option to reveiew erowid, I was thrilled. These guys have not only inspired me to be my own person. simply by doing their own thing. Plenty of places kind of do that.

but these guys saved my life on numerous ocassions when noone else was there for support. young people the world around use erowid as a reliable source of information to stay safe and smart about their recreational activities. I found out about erwoid when I was 13, 15years later as a father of 2. I really think this is one of the greatest human factories ever. if were going on farming humans, this is how to do it!
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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

As history has shown, prohibition does not work as intended. With that in mind, Erowid brings a clear vision for harm reduction and education that is sorely lacking in many official channels. Humans have always, and will always explore their world, inside and out. Erowid proves to be a welcome guide to safely exploring these inner spaces when consenting adults choose to do so. Earth and Fire are truly advancing the cause of safe experimentation and personal responsibility and I am grateful for their work.

2

Client Served

Rating: 5

Erowid is one of the best places to get information regarding psychoactives. This information has helped me and many others. Most other resources do not offer the same in-depth information about psychoactives that Erowid does.

1

Board Member

Rating: 5

This is by far one of the single most important resources for harm reduction on the internet, without it many lives are at risk. I have used it personally hundreds, if not thousands of times researching the intended effects of particular substances friends, family , myself or even strangers have ingested.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Without this i would have potentially overdosed many times.I believe instead of the war on drugs harm reduction is where we should be focusing.And i believe erowid is a good start on harm reduction.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Best source of information about psychedelic plants on the web.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This website has honestly taught me a lot of things and gives the correct and proper information to keep people safe!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This site has very likely saved lives due to valuable information being cataloged and maintained!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Erowid is the most comprehensive, accurate resource for drug/pharmaceutical information I can think of. It's my favorite non-profit and my favorite drug-related website. Insanely valuable for harm-reduction, and its vaults of user-submitted information about certain substances is wonderful.