Running From Roofies

Before It's Too Late!

Roofied!

Your at a party enjoy yourself even having some sort of drink. Then you leave to go to the washroom and leave your drink on the counter. When you come back, people tell you they saw a guy slip something into your drink. What was it? Should you still drink your beverage?

Rohypnol

Also know as Roofies, Rohyponol is a commonly used as a date rape drug. It is highly seductive and can leave the victim unconscious for 4-6 hours. Rohypnol is odorless, colourless and tasteless. Most commonly the victim is girl and a boy is trying to take advantage of her while she is unconscious.

Here are what roofies might look like:

Symptoms of Being Drugged

These are some sypmtoms of drinking a roofied beverage.

  • light headed, dizziness
  • nausea, vomiting
  • memory loss, losing chunks of memory
  • fuzzy
  • disoriented
  • confused

How Can You Avoid Roofies?

Here are some ways you can prevent yourself from drinking a roofied drink.

  • Never leave your drink unattended, if you go somewhere take your drink with you or buy a new one. A few extra dollars spent might save you.
  • If you turn away from your drink, put your hand fully over your cup so nothing is slipped in while your not looking.
  • Mark your drink with a marker so you won't confuse it with someone else's.
  • Don't accept a drink from anybody. Unless you see the drink opened in front of you or you do it yourself, don't drink it!
  • If your hosting a party, try buying cups and straws that detect the drug and change colour to indicate its presence in the drink.

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