Drink spiking is when someone puts another substance (e.g. drug or alcohol) in someone else's drink without their consent or permission
What is drink spiking and is it harmful?
Drink Spiking is ILLEGAL and often done as a joke at parties or social gatherings. It can also be done when someone wants to take advantage of someone else, often sexually. Another common motive for drink spiking is to lower their defenses so they can commit another crime (sexual harassment).
Never Leave your drink unattended
Drink Spiking is Especially Dangerous as:
- You don’t know what the drug is that you have consumed - You don’t know how much you have consumed - You may consume something you are allergic to - You are forced to have a drug and harm your body and mind against your will - You could be mixing drugs which is more harmful than taking one
Possible Symptoms of Drink Spiking:
Feeling drunk or drowsy Mental confusion Hallucinations Speech difficulties Memory loss Nausea and vomiting
Seizures Loss of consciousness An unusually long hangover A severe hangover when you had little or no alcohol to drink.
JUST DON'T DO IT