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What Is A Date Rape Drug?

GHB is a drug that has been coined as the ‘date-rape drug'. rape drug’. It is an extremely dangerous drug made with Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL) and Sodium Hydroxide or Potassium Hydroxide.

This drug has been called the date-rape drug because of how easy it is to slip it into a person’s drink or food without being detected. Once the drug takes effect, the person will exhibit symptoms such as intoxication, playfulness, sexual inhibitions, loss of coordination, difficulty concentrating and possibly even unconsciousness.

GHB is an odorless clear liquid, which looks like water. Because of this, the date-rape drug blends well into drinks without being detected. It is said that GHB has a salty taste, which in some cases may be detected, but not always. In most situations, the victim would dismiss it as the flavor of the drink, but that could be a dangerous mistake.

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GHB is called the date-rape drug, because the drug can prevent victims from resisting a sexual assault after the drug has been added to the victim’s drink or food. Alcohol tends to increase the effects of GHB and creating a higher chance of overdose.

The date-rape drug has many street names, some of the most common of which are “G," Easy Lay, Salty Water, Liquid X, and Grievous Bodily Harm.

Because of the dangers and how easily it can be added to drinks, the best thing to do is never leave your drink unattended or even turn your head away from your drink, because it can happen that fast. Never accept drinks from someone you don’t know, because the possibility exists that it could be laced with GHB.

If you see someone you know exhibiting GHB-related symptoms, take them to the hospital at once for treatment. Complications from using GHB can result in coma, respiratory failure or even death.

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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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