Have Fun, Be Smart
I reviewed a club called On Anon on my blog. I gave it a good review. However, one of my friends who recently went to the club got her drink spiked.
I telephoned the club today to inform them of the incident and they are dealing with the matter. I am still waiting to hear back from the management.
There are many ways that your drink can be spiked including by alcohol- if you order a non-alcohlic drink. Depressants and drugs are also used. To find out more about the effects of having your drink spiked visit NHS direct.
Precautions can be taken to avoid getting spiked: never accept drinks from strangers/aquaintances and never leave your drink unattended. You can purchase test strips that will indicate if your drink has been spiked.
If an incident occurs i.e. rape or any situation you have not consented to and you believe your drink has been spiked, report it immeadiately to the police. If an incident does not occur, you should still report it to the club and aware them that there is a problem. You do not have to leave your name or contact details, though I suggest you do so that they can update you on what measures are being taken to tackle the problem.