Substances of Abuse
Many calls concerning poisoning in Kansas involve drugs of abuse, whether misused prescription medication, illegal drugs or a combination of both. Combining multiple drugs increases the risk of serious poisoning and death as well. Some of the most commonly misused or abused substances are described below.
Alcohol poisoning is caused by drinking too much alcohol in a short time period. Learn how to prevent alcohol poisoning from the Kansas Poison Center.Learn more about Alcohol Poisoning