If you are off campus, immediately get to a place of safety. If you are with close friends tell them your worries and get them to take you home as soon as possible. However please be very sure that you implicitly trust the person or friend(s) you are asking to help you.
If you are alone or with a stranger or someone you don't implicitly trust, go to the pub landlord/bar/ nightclub manager and tell them your fears. Get them to put you in a safe place e.g. office whilst they call you a taxi, a trusted friend or your parents to help get you home safely. Under no circumstances let a stranger or acquaintance offer to help you or take you anywhere including to your own home - They could well be the person who spiked your drink!
If you've been sexually assaulted following drink spiking
For up-to-date information about what to do you can visit the NHS drink spiking pages. You can also visit our Sexual & Domestic Violence page for information about support available on and off campus
Useful Contact Numbers:
- Staffordshire Police emergency number – 999
- Staffordshire Police non-emergency number – 101
- University Security - 8888 (from your room if you are calling from on campus) or +44 1782 7 33004
- Students' Union Security - 01782 7 33720
- Rape Crisis