Rohypnol
(Rophies, Roofies, Roach, Rope)

A sedative, hypnotic chemical used as a "date rape" drug.

Possible Positives

  • Muscle relaxation

Possible Negatives

  • Seizures due to withdrawal
  • Amnesia
  • When mixed with alcohol, the drug incapacitates a victim, making it impossible for them to resist sexual assault. For this reason you should never accept a drink prepared by someone you do not know well.
  • Death when mixed with alcohol or other depressants

Related Info

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and National Hotline
Treatment & referrals
www.samhsa.gov/csat/csat.htm
1-800-662-4357

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
www.health.org
1-800-729-6686

Narcotics Anonymous World Service Office in Los Angeles
An international, community-based association, holding weekly meetings for recovering drug addicts.
(818) 773-9999 To locate your local chapter
www.na.org/links-toc.htm

Alcoholics Anonymous
Group support for your addiction to alcohol
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org

Alcoholics Anonymous Family Group Headquarters
Group support for those with family members who suffer from alcoholism
www.al-anon-alateen.org

American Cancer Society Information on quitting smoking
www.cancer.org
1-800-227-2345

Smoking, Tobacco and Health Information Line
1-800-232-1311

Tips 4 Teens - Stop Smoking Help
www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/osh/tipsteen.htm