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Drugs Slipped Into Drinks Sending Many to ER: Report

(11/15/2011)

By Alan Mozes
HealthDay News
November 10, 2011

In 2009, nearly 15,000 American women and men ended up in an emergency room after being unwittingly, but intentionally, drugged by someone else, a new federal report reveals. According to the data, about 60 percent of these cases occurred after someone surreptitiously slipped a drug into the victim's drink. Details outlined in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) report – touted as the first of its kind – suggest that the problem extends to a broad section of society.

Red the full HealthDay News Article: http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=658779


Keywords: drugs, slipped, drinks, ER, report



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