In addition to providing a standard list of links, we've also made these related sites searchable from the Ambitious Addict. Feel free to search them individually by clicking the By Site button and selecting from the drop-down list.
In addition, you may broaden your query significantly by clicking the All Rec Drugs button. This option, which is the same as using the search box in the top frame, gives you access to all of the documents in the ODP's Recreation/Drugs directory.
See links to and descriptions of these sites below the search area. Sites with an * are known to contain wealths of information and are highly recommended.
As the name implies, this site promotes the exploration of psychedelic drugs as a means to achieving spirituality.
Erowid.org is an online library of information about psychoactive plants and chemicals and related topics. The information on the site is a compilation of the experiences, words, and efforts of hundreds of individuals including users, parents, health professionals, doctors, therapists, chemists, researchers, teachers, and lawyers.
Ecstasy.org aims to gather and make accessible objective, authoritative and up to date information about the drug ecstasy (principally MDMA). The site was created by the late Nicholas Saunders. It has been redesigned to honor him.
Deoxy.org links drug use to spirituality and spirituality to revolution. It contains some interesting nuggets about the drug war, as well as some visual and written art worth examining.
This site focuses largely on harm reduction, visionary art (including poetry & music), drug policy reform & activism, and the profound effects mind altering substances have had throughout the history of mankind.
A Web site dedicated to promoting the book "TRIPPING: An Anthology of True-Life Psychedelic Adventures" with excerpts and other first-hand accounts.
This site helps stop the spread of dangerous misinformation related to psychedelic mushrooms, so that people can make intelligent, informed decisions about what they put in their bodies.
A non-profit site dedicated to the distribution of general dextromethorphan-related information on the internet and beyond.
The Alchemind Society is an international nonprofit association of people working in the public interest to protect the fundamental right to freedom of thought. It views drug prohibition as a real and present encroachment upon cognitive liberty, and includes this among its primary areas of focus and analysis.
The Council on Spiritual Practices (CSP) is a collaboration among spiritual guides, experts in the behavioral and biomedical sciences, and scholars of religion, dedicated to making direct experience of the sacred more available to more people, often through the use of psychoactive sacramentals.
The Drug Reform Coordination Network works for drug policy reform from a variety of perspectives, including harm reduction, reform of sentencing and forfeiture laws, medicalization of currently schedule I drugs, and promotion of an open debate on drug prohibition.
News and links regarding the war.
Site of the organization devoted to researching the beneficial properties of psychoactive substances; named for the German chemist who first synthesized "mezcalin."
Site for the foundation dedicated to the documentation of the history of psychedelics, named for the Swiss chemist who first synthesized LSD.
Site for the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization working to broaden the public debate on drug policy and to promote realistic alternatives to the war on drugs based on science, compassion, public health and human rights.
The goal of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is to promote scientific research designed to evaluate psychedelics and marijuana as potential prescription medicines, and to educate the public honestly about the risks and benefits of these drugs.
The site of the Marijuana Policy Project, which works to minimize the harm associated with marijuana -- both the consumption of marijuana, and the laws that are intended to prohibit such use.
The site of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), containing the latest news from the front lines of the drug war.
Espousing, in its own words, "Apocalyptic Optimism for the End of History," abrupt.org specializes in Culture Jamming, or challenging conventional thought with off-kilt words and imagery.
Official site for the annual Burning Man celebration.
A site describing many old-school experiences, such as Haight-Ashbury, LSD, bikers and activism.
THE magazine of the counter culture, with themes related to cannabis, psilocybin, and other psychededlic drugs.
A Web portal of sorts for all things hippy. It contains essays and discussions on everything from activism to vegetarianism. In its own words, "Letís find our common ground, build a worldwide community, and once again let our freak flags fly and become all we are destined to be."
An online resource of raves by location.
Run by Babbs the Intrepid Traveler himself, this site salutes all the Merry Pranksters. It is worth visiting if for no other reason than to pay homage to the original mind explorer, Ken Kesey.
A worldwide psychedelic community, named for the book by Aldous Huxley about a psychedelic-enabled utopia.
A site dedicated to poking fun at "groups which would deny life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness to others in order to get some kind of sick satisfaction for themselves. In other words, we're civil libertarians."
"A libertarian, anti-fascist and anti-war website, supporting the right of individuals to pursue their lives free of domination by repressive authoritarian governments, exploitative capitalist corporations, fraudulent religious organizations and the unholy alliance among all of these."
"The journal of psychedelic subculture," this online magazine offers articles and interviews on everything from terrorism and politics to drugs and music.
The Rainbow Family of Living Light Unofficial Homepage, offering information on information on Rainbow Gatherings and Rainbow people.
Perhaps the best place on the Web to find great writing by everyday people. In its own words, "the fray is a place for people who believe the web is about personal expression and a new kind of art."
An assortment of homepages for artists and authors involved in alternative consciousness.
An online resource for independent art and culture of San Francisco and beyond.
Online Creativity Magazine encouraging creative writing, photography & much more.
An artist collective created to give artists an opportunity to show their work on the Internet and at events.
Magazine of Freak Culture for art, for freedom of thought, for the fight of individuality.
* highly recommended