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Out on the Town: Are You Safe?

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Everyone likes to go out for a night on the town once in awhile. Make sure your night does not end in tragedy. Take precautions.

  • Make sure someone knows where you have gone. Try to leave a schedule. If you change plans tell someone. Your never to old to have someone care about you.
  • Tell someone what time you are planning to return. Call when you get in. To much independence can get you killed.
  • Don't tell your plans to everybody. Be aware of who is around when you are talking about your schedule plans.
  • Park your car in a well lit and well populated area.
  • Know where you are going and how to get there. Don't take short cuts. Know the area.
  • Don't Go Alone! Go with a group and stay with that group. You can always get there phone number.
  • Always meet people you don't know in a public crowded place. Stay there or take your own transportation to another well known public place. remember getting to know someone takes time. Don't spend it in a secluded place. It could be your last place.
  • Don't carry a lot of cash. Only use and carry one credit card.
  • Keep track of the cost charged to your credit card.
  • Know your limits. Don't drink to access.
  • Don't leave your drink unattended. It is very easy to put drugs into an unwatched drink.
  • Know the affects of drugs likes Rohypnlo (Brand name for Flunitrazepan)
  • Don't Take Drugs!
  • Remain aware of your surroundings.
  • Don't go to a secluded place with someone you hardly know.
  • Don't drink from a strangers glass.
  • Don't take a drink directly from a stranger. If someone offers you a drink make sure it comes from the bartender and that you watched him/her make it.
  • Be aware of the type of signals you send to others.
  • Treat a stranger as a stranger not as a friend. ( Watch how you dance, move and where you put your hand or where he puts his hands. Remember that actions do speak louder than words.)
  • No Means No!
  • Make sure your car is in good repair.

At the end of the night come home safe and in one piece.

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