Facts about Drugs
Alcohol is often involved in sexual violence.
Before You Have Sex
Ask yourself the following questions.
- Are you certain that consent has been given?
- Is your potential partner sober? Can they decide whether or not to have sex?
- Are you sober?
If the answer to any of the above questions is no, don't have sex.
Pay attention and be aware of someone:
- Continues to buy you drinks
- Encouraging excessive drinking
- Tring to get you alone in an isolated place
- Giving you a drink that drink tastes “strange” or “funny”
- Won’t let you get your own drink
- Pressuring sexual behavior after you’ve been drinking
Do your homework:
- Learn more about "Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault"
- Getting to know someone before going alone with them
- Telling someone your plans
- Planing alcohol-free dates
- Getting your own drink.
- Safety Planning Guide
- Don’t drink or use drugs
- Don’t leave alone with someone
- Don’t set your drink down
- Know your plans – where you’re going, what you’re doing, who you’re going with
- Have plans to get home safely – yellow cab 412-321-8100, checker cab 412-664-5600, PAT 412-442-2000
- Know who will come and get you if you need to leave