What to do in case of...
...overdose on drugs or alcohol
CALL 911 or Emergency Room:
St. John’s Hospital - 885-2115
Cox Center South - 875-2823
Cox Center North - 269-3193
Do not leave the person alone. Turn the victim on his/her side
to prevent choking in case of vomiting.
If you live in a residence hall tell a staff member that there is an emergency
WARNING SIGNS OF ACUTE ALCOHOL POISONING:
(Do not wait for all the signs to be present)
person is unconscious or semiconscious.
person has cold, clammy, pale or bluish skin
slow breathing (less than 8 breaths per minute)
irregular breathing (10 seconds or more between breaths)
no response to pinching the skin
vomiting while passed out, and not waking after vomiting
IF ANY OF THE ABOVE SYMPTOMS EXIST, CALL 911!!!
If you have any difficulty coping after the emergency, contact the Counseling and Testing Center.
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