If you think you've been drugged
Find effective strategies and safety guidelines here if you think you have been drugged.
Make sure you're safe
Seek medical attention
Get medical attention immediately. It is imperative for your safety and to ensure evidence is collected. Have someone you trust accompany you.
- Go to the nearest hospital or to the University of Ottawa Health Services. If necessary, call Protection Services, who will help make sure you get medical attention.
- The is equipped and trained to perform a sexual assault evidence exam (rape kit) and properly collect forensic evidence.
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IMPORTANT! Although you may find it difficult to do so, not to wash yourself, urinate, eat, drink, smoke or chew gum before being examined. Also, never change, wash or destroy your clothing before being examined.
Try to be sure you give a urine sample within 24 hours of being drugged. This will make it possible to determine what substance you were given.
- If possible, bring what you were drinking with you so it can be analyzed.