Dating for drugs
These drugs also are known as "club drugs" because they tend to be used at dance clubs, concerts, and "raves." The term "date rape" is widely used.
But most experts prefer the term "drug-facilitated sexual assault." These drugs also are used to help people commit other crimes, like robbery and physical assault. The term "date rape" also can be misleading because the person who commits the crime might not be dating the victim. The three most common date rape drugs are: These drugs are very powerful.
The drugs often have no color, smell, or taste, so you can't tell if you are being drugged.
The drugs can make you become weak and confused — or even pass out — so that you cannot consent to sex.
These are drugs that are sometimes used during sexual assault.
It can include touching that is not okay; putting something into the vagina; rape; and attempted rape. They can be slipped into your drink when you are not looking.
It can be slipped into someone's drink without the person's knowledge.
If you are drugged, you might not remember what happened while you were drugged.
Date rape drugs may be used on both females and males.
Below are just a few: Teen dating violence is widespread with serious long-term and short-term effects.
Many teens do not report it because they are afraid to tell friends and family. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance – United States, 2015.
Dating violence can be prevented when teens, families, organizations, and communities work together to implement effective prevention strategies.