Skip to main content

Non-profit organization DanceSafe has officially released their updated drug-checking instructions. Although they have always been precise and user-friendly, these lifesaving guides are now as transparent as possible so anyone can understand and use them correctly.

"After over a year, many 12-hour co-working days, blood, sweat, tears, discussions with global allies in drug checking, nit-picky editing, designing and redesigning and redesigning, we've completely upgraded ALL of our drug checking instructions," DanceSafe announced in an Instagram post. "We're really proud of them. Please take advantage of them."

Now shipping with every new order, the instructions are also available as PDFs on the DanceSafe store product pages.

Operating under the principles of harm reduction and peer-based education, DanceSafe is known for bringing adulterant screening to the rave and nightlife community. Neither condoning nor condemning drug use, the organization provides a nonjudgemental perspective to help support people who use drugs in making informed decisions about their health and safety.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

Kendoll and Chuck Shadow

KENDOLL Teams Up With Chuck Shadow For Electrifying House Single "Down Low"

After a short break, Kendoll is at it again with her first release of 2022.

billboard-music-awards

ILLENIUM, PNAU, Lady Gaga Top Dance/Electronic Categories At Billboard Music Awards

It was another year of stiff competition among the dance music industry's heavyweight contributors and emerging talents.

Above & Beyond

Above & Beyond Usher In New Era Of Ambient Music With "Reflections" Imprint

The debut offering from Above & Beyond's third label imprint has arrived.

Last year there were over 100,000 overdose deaths, a nearly 28.5% surge from the record numbers we saw in 2020. Not only does the nonprofit offer services to prevent overdose and death, but they also provide free water and electrolytes to prevent dehydration and heatstroke, free safe sex tools to avoid unwanted pregnancies and the spread of STIs, and free ear plugs to prevent hearing loss.

By testing their drugs, users can reduce the risk of overdose from unknowingly consuming dangerous substances like fentanyl, which could be mixed into the supply. In fact, it's very common for street drugs to be laced with multiple other adulterants that can prove to be dangerous and even fatal.

DanceSafe

An analysis of street drug samples taken by TEDI in 2013.

The reality is that people are going to do drugs, and preaching abstinence simply is not effective. If people do partake, it's important that they are educated and have the resources for testing so they can stay safe. Stay up-to-date on all things harm reduction, health and safety by following DanceSafe via the links below.

FOLLOW DANCESAFE:

Website: dancesafe.org
Facebook: facebook.com/like.dancesafe
Twitter: twitter.com/DanceSafe
Instagram: instagram.com/dancesafe_

Related

pexels-anna-shvets-3683098

An Urgent Call for Harm Reduction in EDM: How to Keep You and the Rave Alive Post-Pandemic

The promise of dancing together is on the horizon—but the safety of festival-goers has never been more dubious.

Marijuana Flag

Festival Season Is Here: Which Drugs Are Most Popular?

Get a feel for what to expect at your favorite festivals this summer.

Photo by Alexander Krivitskiy from Pexels.

Schedule 1 and 2 Drugs have Officially been Defelonized in Colorado

Penalties for possession of some controlled substances have been lowered in the state of Colorado.

general clubbing

This Collective Wants to Provide Lifesaving Overdose Treatment to All NYC Clubs

Co-founded by dance music producer Lauren Flax, the organization is hosting a drive to equip local DJs and bar staff with Narcan.

Sophia Nielsen

"Trashion": This Woman Picks Up Your Trash at Music Festivals—Then Makes Art With It

After festival-goers pack up their stuff, head out, and move on with their lives, people like Sophia Nielson are left to clean up the mess.

glastonbury

Glastonbury Festival Attendees Drastically Increase Drug Pollution in River by Urinating: Report

Scientists also found that MDMA levels were 104 times higher downstream of the festival than they were upstream.

IMG_7440

NOFKS, Jopaul & D.V. Alias Khryst Drop Powerful Music Video on Drug Overdoses in America

NOFKS and Jopaul's meaningful new music video explores the impact of drug overdoses and the path to finding your own personal "Paradise."