Alcohol-related emergencies

alcohol emergencies

Alcohol emergencies may occur when a victim ingests alcoholic beverages.

Symptoms of an alcohol-related emergency include:

1 Vomiting

2 Inability to speak or walk properly

3 Abnormal breathing

4 Slow responsiveness or unresponsiveness



If a victim shows any signs of an alcohol emergency, seek urgent medical care or if necessary, call 9-1-1 to activate EMS. If uninjured, place the victim on their side and reassure the victim until help arrives. Ensure the victim remains stationary in a safe location until EMS arrives.

Source: HSA


Disclaimer: The Emergency Guide is provided as a reference only.  Every effort has been taken to acquire and publish accurate information provided by medical authorities.  In case of emergency, always call or have someone CALL 9-1-1.