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"The soul should always stand ajar
ready to welcome the ecstatic experience."

-Emily Dickinson


     Tens of millions of people have said "yes" to MDMA ("Ecstasy"). If you're one of them, there are some things you should know to stay safe. If you've never tried MDMA but are considering it, you probably have a lot of questions. This section is for experienced and new users alike, covering dosage, some risks, effects, side effects, and more. (Be sure to visit the Risks section as well for more detailed information on medical dangers and issues like Addiction.) For legal and illegal drugs alike, whether drug use is an enhancement to your life or the path to personal destruction (or even death) depends on your maturity, knowledge, and self-restraint.


About You: How's your health? Some medical and other conditions that may not mix well with MDMA.

The Drugs: Pill testing and interactions with other drugs (both prohibited and prescription.)

Supplements: How antioxidants, magnesium, and the famous 5-HTP may help you.

The Art of Rolling: The 'interesting part.' Includes picking the right dose, the right time, the right place, and what to expect.

Hangover: The day after. How you might feel, how to feel better, thinking about the experience and some drug testing info.

Therapy: How and why MDMA is used in helping people become happier and healthier people. Before the raves, before the hysteria, and before prohibition MDMA was a treasured tool of mental health professionals.



      Know your rights! The greatest danger to drug users isn't the drugs; it's the police. The ACLU has a 'pocket' guide to dealing with police, and Nolo has several FAQs on searches, dealing with police, etc.