Presentation on theme: "STAY SAFE AND BE IN CONTROL What are Date Rape Drugs?"— Presentation transcript:
STAY SAFE AND BE IN CONTROL What are Date Rape Drugs?
Date Rape Drugs Any drug that is used for the purpose of getting someone intoxicated to the point where forced or non-consensual sexual activity can take place. With little or no resistance. This is a severe form of physical and sexual assault. It is a criminal offense.
Rohypnol (aka Roofies) Colourless, odourless and tasteless when mixed with a drink After the drug has worn off, people are left with little or no memory as to what has happened
GHB (aka liquid E) Gamma-Hydroxy-Butyric acid Can make your drink taste slightly salty Causes extreme fatigue and unconsciousness
Ketamine (aka Special K) Used as a veterinary anaesthetic Numbness and paralysis, making you feel “out of your body” Unconsciousness
Is Alcohol a Date Rape Drug? YES! Far more unwanted sexual encounters take place when one or both parties are under the influence of alcohol than with a street drug or prescription drug.
How Do I Protect Myself? Let’s watch the video! Write down 5 tips.