Alcohol poisoning

Why this happens:

The individual involved has ingested high levels of alcohol, the body cannot handle the amount and therefore shuts down. 100-200 people die each year from this in combination with other drugs and or aids.




abdominal pain

violent / disorderly behavior

fuzzy speech, incoherent between speech.thoughts


high red-blue purple complexion


What should you do:

If the person has other illnesses, has taken other drugs or medicines together with alcohol or has abnormal breathing, pulse or face color, you should contact healthcare urgently. (112)

If someone only drank alcohol and can be woken up and talked to, has normal breathing, pulse and complexion - then put the person in a stable side position and let the person sleep off the intoxication,