Spiking - Banner - Dec 2022

Spiking information now live on the safer.scot website

The Scottish Government has published content on the safer.scot website, the pages look to inform and support the public around the subject of spiking.

Spiking is when someone is given alcohol or drugs without their consent. 

Spiking can take different forms, it could be someone adding drugs, extra alcohol to your drink or by injection.  Drink spiking is the most common form of spiking and can also take place in private spaces and social events as well as in bars and nightclubs. Being spiked is never the fault of the victim.

View the Spiking section on the safer.scot website. 

We would appreciate your support in sharing the information found on the site with your audiences.

A fact sheet is also attached which outlines the need to know information on spiking. Please distribute the fact sheet to your audiences either electronically via email, websites, intranets, or print via display and/or distribute at available key venues. 

Our key messages include:

Safer.scot will be regularly updated with information and resources as they become available. If you have any questions on spiking, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.