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Date Rape Drugs:Tips to Protect Yourself and Your Friends

Tips to Protect Yourself From Date Rape Drugs

Know and believe that alcohol is the most common date rape drug. Others are Rohypnol, GHB and Ketamine; they are odorless, colorless and tasteles. These tips apply to all types of drinks including soda and water.

  • Watch your drink at all times
  • Cover your drink with your hand
  • If someone offers to buy you a drink, watch the drink being made and get it from the server yourself.
  • If you get up to move or use the restroom, take your drink with youIf you start to feel lightheaded, nauseous, dizzy or otherwise strange, seek help immediately
  • Utilize the buddy system where a friend you trust is looking out for you and you for him/her
  • Step in if you see something suspicious

 

Resources 

  • Emergency: 911
  • C-N Safety and Security: 24/7 cell (865) 548-9067; back up cell (865) 389-9280
  • C-N Counseling Center: (865) 471-3350 or call Safety & Security to get a counselor
  • C-N Health Services: (865) 471-3350
  • C-N Dean of Students: (865) 471-3238
  • Click here to view C-N's Eagle Eye Security Guide "Sexual Offense Prcedures" (starts on the bottom of page 8)
  • Click here to view the Eagle Student Handbook
  • Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee: 24/7 phone line (865) 522-7273
  •             Sexual Assault Center TTY phone (865) 227-1467
  • Click here to visit the Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee’s (SACET) website
  • Click here to learn more about the SANE Center
  • Click here to learn more about getting a forensic exam at the SACET
  • RAINN hotline: 1-800-656-4673 it will route you to your local Sexual Assault Crisis Center. Or click here to view their website.
  • You may also report any incident related to sexual misconduct including harassment specifically to C-N University's Title IX Coordinator, Jimmy Wyatt 865-471-7164

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