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In the venue, Jade put her hearing aid in her bag, and while she danced with her friend, a man slipped drugs into her drink.
As she started feeling woozy and stumbled around, the man grabbed her and dragged her out of the club. Her hearing aid fell out of her bag and the man crushed it under her foot.
Thankfully, Faith noticed her absence and saw Jade in the alleyway before the man was able to assault her, scaring him away.
Although the ED confirmed that Jade experience no physical harm, she was clearly heavily traumatised by the entire experience. She confesses to Faith that she believes she might have been targeted specifically because she is deaf.
"Why did he pick me?" she tearfully said. "Did he see me take my hearing aids out and thought I was an easy target? People treat me like I'm less than them, not as smart, not as important. I cannot change who I am.
"It just takes one person, one thing, to take me back to being that bullied little girl in care."
Viewers praised Jade actress Gabriella Leon for her powerful performance in the episode, as well as the show itself for raising awareness of date rape.
Elsewhere in tonight's episode, Ethan Hardy finally admitted to Fenisha that he had the Huntington's gene and that their child has a 50/50 chance of having the disease.
Casualty airs Saturday nights on BBC One.
Rape Crisis England and Wales works towards the elimination of all forms of sexual violence and sexual misconduct. If you’ve been affected by the issues raised in this story, you can access more information on their website or by calling the National Rape Crisis Helpline on 0808 802 9999. Rape Crisis Scotland’s helpline number is 08088 01 03 02.
Readers in the US are encouraged to contact RAINN, or the National Sexual Assault Hotline on 800-656-4673.
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