In the event of an emergency or drug overdose, immediately contact 911 for urgent medical services. Provided below are some resources to help assist you in preparation of an emergency.
In the United States:
Call 911, if necessary
National Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222
Learn more about what you can do in case of:
Someone you know may have overdosed on a substance like illegal drugs, prescription medication or any other controlled substance and may need emergency assistance. A substance overdose can cause widely varying conditions depending on the drug that was ingested. If the individual is suffering from any of these symptoms seek emergency help immediately:
A drug overdose is a medical emergency, contact emergency medical assistance immediately by dialing 911. A drug overdose can result in organ damage, brain damage, coma, heart attack, organ failure, internal bleeding and sometimes death.
Here are a few things you can do while you wait for emergency medical assistance to arrive:
Someone you know may have overdosed on alcohol and may need emergency assistance. If they are suffering from any of these symptoms emergency help is needed immediately:
Severe cases of alcohol poisoning can lead to coma, heart attack, brain damage and sometimes death.
While you wait for emergency assistance there are a few things you can do:
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