DanceSafe is a grassroots organization that promotes health, education and safety within the rave and festival community. DanceSafe is also one of the leading groups promoting “harm reduction” policies in the rave and festival community. “Harm Reduction” is a public health philosophy that encourages policy choices at raves and fests that reduce the risks associated with the use of MDMA. According to article on showbams, here are some basic medical facts you should know.
The Number One Risk in using MDMA isn’t actually using MDMA
Main problem with ecstasy is that with it you are taking unknown substances into your body” into the “risk” rather than “benefit” category of Ecstasy usage:
What’s happening these days, though, is you have no idea what you’re taking. Maybe it’s MDMA, but it could also be any other number of drugs, research chemicals, or prescription drugs.
Test your Stuff
Because of what you read above, its important to test your drugs, and a lot of festivals offer free testing you brought. Festivals are allowing people to test the purity of their cocaine and ecstasy this weekend.They promised that users who turned up get drugs including cocaine and ecstasy tested for the any toxic agents will not be arrested or face any criminal charges.
Take steps to properly hydrate and chill out
To increase safety, there needs to be chill out rooms, free water readily available, and a lot of outreach and education. People need to be instructed to take breaks, drink water or electrolyte solutions, not alcohol or energy drinks, and also not too much water, which can be dangerous. Try to only replace fluids lost by sweating.
Make sure your friends are okay
If someone around you seems fatigued, confused, or is having a difficult time breathing and/or standing on their own two feet, get them somewhere safe to sit and cool down. Seek onsite medical personnel.