Drink spiking

Spiking a drink means to put alcohol or drugs into someone's drink without their knowledge or permission, to incapacitate them in some way. Not only is this dangerous and totally illegal, very often the intention is sexual assault or robbery.

For details on how to protect yourself from this, or where to go if you think this has happened to you, support and further information can be found through the organizations and links here.

  • Frank - drink spiking

    Advice about drink spiking - how to keep safe, what to do if you think it's happened to you - from the Talk to Frank website.


  • Drinkaware

    A website support you to drink wisely, and with advice on everything from how to cut down on drinking to how to avoid a situation where there is a risk of your drink being spiked.


    Advice on spiking

  • RASASC North Wales

    The Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre is there to help victims of rape or sexual abuse in North West Wales. Limited helpline service, but messages can be left and support offered.

    0808 80 10 800


  • New Pathways

    New Pathways offers help, support and counselling for the victims of rape and sexual abuse. It has one of the two Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC) in Wales, and apart from the helpline open to all, it offers counselling through outreach work across South Wales.

    01685 379310


  • DAN 247

    Free confidential help and advice for anyone in Wales wanting further information and help relating to drugs and alcohol, legal and illegal. Bilingual service.

    Freephone: 0808 808 2234


  • Police.uk

    Bilingual information and advice from the official police website.


  • Crimestoppers

    Contact this line anonymously with information about crime in your area.

    0800 555 111


  • Victim Support

    An organisation dedicated to helping the victims of crime, they have local teams there to help if you've been affected in any way.

    08 08 16 89 111


  • The Survivors Trust Wales

    A network which aims to empower and support all victims of sexual abuse or assault, by providing a collective voice and peer support.

    0808 801 0818


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