Responding in an emergency
In a medical emergency it is always advisable to call an ambulance straight away. It is better to overreact than to leave your friend in a serious condition untreated.
If you are in need of an ambulance call 000. It is important that you stay with the affected person and lie them on their side. If they are awake see if they are willing to drink water.
Read about the save-a-mate campaign.
If you think your friend is developing a drinking problem, it may be appropriate to intervene, or tell a parent or trusted adult. You may also choose to contact a Drug and Alcohol Service in your area.
Take the First Aid Quiz.