Date Rape Drugs

Drugs such as Rohypnol, GHB, and Ketamine are often abused to facilitate sexual assault, and commonly referred to as “Date Rape Drugs”. These drugs incapacitate the victim making them incapable of resisting sexual advances. Victims usually do not know that they have been drugged at all since these drugs are usually odorless, colorless, and tasteless when dissolved in drinks such as soda, juice or alcohol. These drugs also quickly leave the system and there is often little evidence to prove a person was drugged. In addition, victims have little or no memory of the events that occurred during the time they were under the drug’s effects leaving difficulty proving they were assaulted.

Signs You May Have Been Drugged
  • You feel more intoxicated than usual on the same amount of alcohol
  • You wake up feeling very hung over, fuzzy, and can’t remember what happened
  • The last thing you remember is having a drink
  • You feel as if you’ve had sex but can’t remember all or part of the incident
Stay Safe!
  • Don’t drink anything you didn’t open yourself
  • Don’t share or exchange drinks with anyone
  • Don’t drink from a punch bowl
  • Don’t drink from a container being passed around
  • Don’t leave your drink unattended
  • If you do need to leave your drink, don’t drink it
  • Don’t drink anything that tastes strange, salty, or has excessive foam or residue

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