Be Aware:

  • Once dissolved in a drink, the drugs may be colorless, odorless, and tasteless.
  • Drugs take effect in 15 minutes of ingestion.
  • Never accept drinks in open containers.
  • Do not take drinks from a punch bowl.
  • Never leave drinks unattended.
  • Don’t accept drinks from strangers.
  • Watch the person preparing your drink.

Use a Buddy System:

Go with a friend who knows you well enough to know if you’re behaving differently and who will not be afraid to call for help

Get Help Immediately if You Feel:

  • Much more intoxicated than your usual response to the amount of alcohol consumed
  • Extremely nauseous or dizzy
  • Loss of peripheral vision
  • Feeling of heaviness in arms and legs

Your Time To Act Is Limited!
You need medical attention immediately.
Do not go to a restroom or isolate yourself.
Tell more than one person of the condition you are experiencing.
Get to a safe place.

If You Believe Someone Has Been Drugged:

Get her or him immediate medical attention.
Do not leave her or him alone for any reason.
Keep her or his beverage for drug testing.

For Help Call

Public Safety 973-408-4444 or Morristown Memorial Hospital Hotline (973) 540-0100

Using date rape drugs in the commission of a sexual assault is a first-degree crime and constitutes Aggravated Sexual Assault.