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STAYING SAFE: DATE RAPE DRUGS AND SEXUAL ASSAULT

STAYING SAFE:  DATE RAPE DRUGS AND SEXUAL ASSAULT
Written by Loretta Grieve



Date rape drugs are any type of drug used to make rape or sexual assault easier.  Alcohol is often used this way or date rape drugs can be put into a drink without you knowing. Drugs or alcohol can make a person confused about what is happening and less able to defend themselves against unwanted sexual contact, or unable to remember what happened. Nearly 11 million women in the United States have been raped while drunk, drugged, or high.  If you’ve been assaulted, it is never your fault.  Humboldt AVA extends a gentle reminder that people are drugged with Rohypnol (Roofied) and other “date rape” drugs even in small rural communities such as Winnemucca, Nevada.  Education is power friends so continue to read, educate and empower yourself about staying safe from date rape drugs.

Many people use the phrase "date rape." But the person who commits the crime might not be in a relationship, or on a date, with …

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