Safety & Risk Reduction
In a prohibition world it can be challenging to get accurate information about the costs and benefits of using psychoactive substances. These community members have dedicated themselves to making this process easier.
Top Harm Reduction Sites
Erowid is a psychoactive encyclopedia with effects, dosing, law, trip reports and more…
This is a harm reduction guide with safety tips for psychedelics: LSD, psilocybin (shrooms), etc.
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Bad Trip Guide
This page is a guide that should help you plan your adventure for safety and success.
Kahpi is an online hub of leading researchers and luminaries dedicated to teaching lessons on the science, culture and spirituality of Ayahuasca.
Global Ibogaine Therapy Alliance
The Global Ibogaine Therapy Alliance (GITA) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to supporting the sacramental and therapeutic uses of iboga, as well as its alkaloids and their analogs, through sustainability initiatives, scientific research, education, and advocacy.
DanceSafe is a peer-based, harm reduction organization promoting health and safety within the electronic music community. They provide on-site drug checking, also known as pill testing or adulterant screening, at concerts and raves, as well as sell drug checking kits.
Our mission is to provide open discussion of harm reduction techniques and positive support. We promote the use of harm reduction tools such as test kits, and offer guidance and support with regards to harm reduction when using drugs.
We are eager, willing, and prepared to guide or ‘tripsit’ users who may be having a hard time while under the influence of drugs.
Spiritual Emergence Network
Are you having life-altering spiritual experiences that have had a radical impact in your life which you need help understanding and support because you are feeling isolated or misunderstood?
IbogaSafe is an on-site training service aimed at reducing the amount of adverse events during Ibogaine treatment through safety advocacy, empowering providers, and improving the client’s experience.
Their goal is to make sure your substances aren’t BUNK. Nearly 100% of substances are cut with one or more adulterant, and it’s not just baking soda anymore. This is your wake-up call. Drug test kits for MDMA, LSD, cocaine, ketamine, and MANY more.
The Zendo Project provides Psychedelic First Aid for festivals and events, creating a supportive environment and specialized care designed to transform difficult psychedelic experiences into valuable learning opportunities, and even potentially offer healing and growth. The Zendo offers peer to peer counseling with individuals who are trained to work with overwhelming experiences. In turn, our work reduces the number of drug-related hospitalizations and arrests.
The Manual of Psychedelic Support
This free guide is full of insight, and not just for festival organizers. Anyone who uses psychedelics will find immense value in this sleekly-designed manual. Whether you’re hosting a big party or just dropping acid with an old friend, it’s wise to prepare for any unpleasant surprises. Anything that fine-tunes your sense of compassion is a good thing, right?
We aim to reduce harm and stigma associated with psychedelics by helping to best inform users, offer tools to help with integration of their experiences, and a space for communal support.