Mind, Body, Beats

Mind, Body, Beats
DanceSafe has launched a campaign on Teespring to raise awareness and money for our cause! Rep DanceSafe and scoop up a T-shirt for $22.00 or a Hoodie for $38.00 via Teespring. You can also help to support DanceSafe by SHARING this campaign with your friends! As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public health organization, DanceSafe’s mission is to promote ... Read more
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News Aug 15, 2014

Mother Advocates for Harm Reduction at EDM Events

Mother Advocates for Harm Reduction at EDM Events
The following is a letter to the Baltimore Sun, written by the mother of Shelley Goldsmith, a 19-year old who died last Summer after taking MDMA at an EDM concert in Washington DC. The letter is in response to an editorial published by the Sun a few days earlier in support of harm reduction as an appropriate public health response to drug use at EDM events. Read more
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News Aug 12, 2014

MDMA-Related Deaths: Stop Calling Them Overdoses

MDMA-Related Deaths: Stop Calling Them Overdoses
On June 21st, 24-year old Montgomery Tsang of San Leandro, California collapsed and died after attending Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. Tsang had a heart condition. Yet despite the coroner citing “cardiac enlargement” as a “significant condition” contributing to his death, the LA Times chose to call the death an “ecstasy overdose.” Did Tsang take ... Read more
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News Jul 10, 2014

Avicii Hospitalizations Underscore Heatstroke Risk

Avicii Hospitalizations Underscore Heatstroke Risk
We recently learned that 36 people were hospitalized last night while attending the Avicii show at Boston’s TD Garden. Fortunately, there have been no deaths reported yet, but a large number of medical emergencies stemming from a single event is a stark reminder that dehydration and heatstroke are real risks at EDM events. This is particularly a concern at ... Read more
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News Jun 26, 2014

Join The Untz and DanceSafe!

Join The Untz and DanceSafe!
DanceSafe is a non-profit and thus exists solely on donations. In order to reach as many people as possible, the organization need additional funding, which is why we launched a fundraising campaign on Indiegogo. Each donation level comes with a different perk so you actually get something back when you give. From stickers to test kits to concert tickets, ... Read more
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News May 19, 2014

Thank You, Ms. Carissa Cornwell!

Thank You, Ms. Carissa Cornwell!
DanceSafe would like to thank Ms. Carissa Cornwell for the 15+ years she has given to the organization and for acting as an ambassador to all she came into contact with during her time with us. DanceSafe and Ms. Cornwell are parting ways. She will be missed, and we wish her the best of luck in her future endeavors. Read more
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News May 2, 2014

Welcome Mitchell Gomez!

Welcome Mitchell Gomez!
Mitchell Gomez is a graduate of New College of Florida (whose Alumni included the founders of Erowid, MAPS and the Zendo Project), and has his Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from CU Denver. Although his research interests are extremely diverse, he is particularly interested in program evaluation and policy analysis as it pertains to the non-profit ... Read more
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News Apr 23, 2014

Electronica Life Interviews the DanceSafe Team

Electronica Life Interviews the DanceSafe Team
We are at a tipping point. While we are experiencing a paradigm shift in how these behaviors are viewed and treated, there will be additional tension on the scene. The safest approach I can muster is to acknowledge the inherent need of harm-reduction services and to greet the information they provide with an open mind. Read more
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News Apr 23, 2014

SSDP Encourages You to Support DanceSafe

SSDP Encourages You to Support DanceSafe
DanceSafe continually serves as an inspiration to the AMPLIFY Project and our volunteers to serve as the primary voice when it comes to keeping the electronic music and nightlife communities safe & informed via a public health approach. They have been an unbending partner since teaming up in 2012 and done more to support our work while exposing us to the ... Read more
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News Apr 19, 2014