Welcome, Ms. Emma Jacobson!

Welcome, Ms. Emma Jacobson!
Emma Jacobson has been a part of the electronic music community since 2008. From Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she found herself in a rave community that provided her with a world of acceptance. However, she took notice in the lack of understanding, obtainable unbiased information, and resources on health, drug use, and personal safety. Empowered to improve ... Read more
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News Oct 9, 2014

Diplo and Scare Tactics: Is It Just A Trap?

Diplo and Scare Tactics: Is It Just A Trap?
By Missi Wooldridge, MPH Thank you to Diplo, Waka Flocka Flame, LNY TNZ, and Yellow Claw, BUT… When will we learn that scare tactics do more harm than good? We are pleased this group took the initiative to address drug use when so many DJ’s/artists remain silent on the issue. However, there is a disconnect between the contents of THE VIDEO, health ... Read more
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News Oct 5, 2014

DanceSafe at TomorrowWorld 2014!

DanceSafe at TomorrowWorld 2014!
We’re excited to announce that DanceSafe has once again been invited to be a part of TomorrowWorld in Georgia, one of the largest EDM events in the world! We understand the importance of drug education and harm reduction and the imperative roles they play in keeping our community safe.  Last year we distributed over $10,000 in harm reduction necessities! ... Read more
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News Sep 18, 2014

DanceSafe Launches NEW “Visionaries” Program

DanceSafe Launches NEW “Visionaries” Program
Have you always wanted to get involved with DanceSafe? Well here is your chance! We are launching a new, three-tier community engagement model which will make getting involved in DanceSafe easier than ever. We’re excited to announce the launch of the Visionaries, DanceSafe’s official promotion and support team. The Visionaries Program is the next ... Read more
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News Sep 11, 2014

Mother Launches Campaign to Amend RAVE Act, Says Federal Law May Have Contributed to Her Daughter’s Death

Mother Launches Campaign to Amend RAVE Act, Says Federal Law May Have Contributed to Her Daughter’s Death
ABINGDON, VA - The mother of a 19-year old UVA honors student has launched a campaign to change a federal law that she contends is outdated and likely contributed to her daughter’s death. Shelley Goldsmith died of heat stroke last summer at an electronic dance music (EDM) event in Washington DC after taking the drug MDMA. Dede Goldsmith, mother of Shelley ... Read more
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News Sep 11, 2014

Cultivora Publishes Top 10 Safety Tips from DanceSafe

Cultivora Publishes Top 10 Safety Tips from DanceSafe
By Cultivora, August 26th, 2014 – http://cultivora.com Established in 1998 in Oakland, California, as a nonprofit organization, DanceSafe has two fundamental operating principles: harm reduction and peer-based, popular education. Combining these two principles has enabled the organization to create successful, peer-based educational programs to ... Read more
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News Aug 27, 2014

What’s behind fest deaths?

What’s behind fest deaths?
What police have found in the drugs they’ve tested so far are MDMA, MDA and methylone. The first is obviously what partiers are hoping for when they purchase “Molly,” but the last two are cause for some concern, since they mimic some of the effects of MDMA but differ in toxicity and dosage response curves. There’s a lot of incentive for dealers to sell ... Read more
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News Aug 21, 2014

ANNOUNCING! Zoo Survival Night Presented by New York DanceSafe

ANNOUNCING! Zoo Survival Night Presented by New York DanceSafe
On August 28th, 2014, DanceSafe’s New York Chapter is providing a FREE evening of harm reduction preparation for attendees of this year’s Electric Zoo Music Festival. Conveniently (held post work hours), the event will take place from 8:00 pm -10:00 pm EST at the Center of Remembering and Sharing 2nd Floor- Located at 123 4th Ave. between E12th Street and ... Read more
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News Aug 20, 2014

Study suggests federal law to combat use of ‘club drugs’ has done more harm than good

Study suggests federal law to combat use of ‘club drugs’ has done more harm than good
A federal law enacted to combat the use of "club drugs" such as Ecstasy — and today's variation known as Molly — has failed to reduce the drugs' popularity and, instead, has further endangered users by hampering the use of measures to protect them. University of Delaware sociology professor Tammy L. Anderson makes that case in a paper she will present at ... Read more
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News Aug 17, 2014