Do You Take Drugs at Festivals? This Initiative is Working on Keeping You Safe
What is it about the festival environment that can trigger a bad trip? Does it happen often?
"It’s difficult to say how often it happens, and there are many factors that can influence the experience, whether it be a bad trip or not. Some people are more sensitive to psychedelics, and of course it also depends on the dose. And, thirdly, your experience: most people who have a bad trip are first-time users.
Festivals can be a risky environment for taking psychedelics, especially if you’re inexperienced.
Furthermore, festival settings can be quite overwhelming: you have to remember not to lose your wallet or phone, your friends are coming and going, it’s chaotic, and the music is often very loud. And of course, there are also other drugs, which visitors combine with the psychedelics – the combination with alcohol is especially risky. After the psychedelic experience, you should also be able to take some time off to rest – which can be difficult with everything around you being chaotic. I wouldn’t say that it’s all crazy at festivals, but it can be risky, especially if you’re inexperienced..."