Resources: What You Need to Know About Molly

Molly is the name for a drug made from MDMA, the active drug in ecstasy. In the past few years, the number of 18 to 25-year-olds who have tried Molly has doubled. Be informed about Molly. Check out the resources below and watch Katie’s conversation about Molly here.

Basic MDMA Information

MDMA is one of the most popular recreational psychoactives, most commonly sold in the form of “ecstasy” tablets. It is known for its empathogenic, euphoric, and stimulant effects, and has also been used in psychotherapy. For more information visit: www.erowid.org/chemicals/mdma/

Harm Reduction Information

DanceSafe is a nonprofit, harm reduction organization promoting health and safety within the rave and nightclub community. Their volunteers staff harm reduction booths at raves, nightclubs and other dance events where they provide information on drugs, safer sex, and other health and safety issues concerning the electronic dance community (like driving home safely and protecting one’s hearing). For more information visit: DanceSafe.org

Pill Testing Information

EcstasyData.org is an independent laboratory pill testing program run by Erowid Center, and co-sponsored by Dancesafe and Isomer Deseign. Launched in July 2001, its purpose is to collect, review, manage, and publish laboratory pill testing results from a variety of organizations. For more information visit: EcstasyData.org

MDMA Research

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is studying whether MDMA-assisted psychotherapy has the potential to heal the psychological and emotional damage caused by sexual assault, war, violent crime, and other traumas. For more information visit: www.maps.org/research/mdma/

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