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Date Rape Drugs Detox And Treatment In Yukon

Date rape drugs are any drug or even alcohol used to make sexual assault possible. The drugs are used to cause a person to become confused about what is happening and less able to defend themselves against unwanted sexual advances. Within Canada, around 2% of all the sexual assaults are reported to the police. Roughly 80% of victims are women, and over 80% of the assailants are someone the person knows such as family or friends. Over 50% of aboriginal women in Canada have been sexually abused, and over 60% of the sexual assault victims are under the age of 17. In many situations, drugs are used to commit this crime. The most common types of drugs used are GHB, ketamine, and rohypnol, because they are tasteless, odorless, and are easily dissolved in any liquid leaving no color.

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Sexual assaults are more common than one would suspect, and few incidents are reported to the police. The abuse of these drugs can also lead to sexual assault if you are unknowing about what is happening around you. Some addicts in the Yukon Territory use these drugs recreationally, and there have been problems with these drugs being used for sexual assault. Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic and distorts all your perceptions of sight and sound. The person using the drug will feel detached from their body and environment. Ketamine has also been known to cause hallucinations, and the effects are felt within 30 to 60 minutes. The drug is tasteless, odorless, and sold as a powder or liquid that is easily dissolved in any liquid.

GHB is a common recreational drug and is a central nervous system Definition of the word central nervous system depressant Definition of the word depressant that, when mixed with alcohol, will make the effects worse. Alcohol will amplify the effects of GHB and increase the chances of an overdose happening. GHB has also been used to treat narcolepsy and will slow a person's heart rate and make it harder to breathe. GHB is also tasteless, odorless, and can be easily dissolved in any liquid. The effects of GHB can last for three to six hours and take effect in 15 to 30 minutes after use. Rohypnol is widely known as roofies and is a type of benzodiazepine Definition of the word benzodiazepine . The drug also has no taste, smell, or color and will cause weakness, respiratory depression, and the person will have trouble moving his or her body. The effects of rohypnol are felt within 30 minutes of being taken and can last for several hours.

Anyone struggling with addiction in the Yukon Territory can access treatment services through the local community-based health programs and outpatient treatment centers. However, if any specialized inpatient care is required, the patient will have to travel to southern Canada. The territorial government works with approved drug treatment programs in Alberta and British Columbia. Residential drug treatment is often the best solution because an addict can take the time they need to work through his or her addiction. Detox is also necessary for most of these drugs, but the withdrawal symptoms are not as severe as other drugs.

If you have been the victim of a sexual assault involving one of these drugs, it is essential to report this crime right away and seek out medical attention. These types of crimes do happen more frequently than what people believe, and date rape drugs are often used.

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people.

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