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Unresponsive and breathing

Unresponsiveness can last for a few seconds (e.g. fainting), or for a long time. If someone is unresponsive, this is often brought on by serious illness or injury like a head injury or by taking alcohol or other drugs.

If they're unable to respond to noise or body contact, it’s likely they’re unresponsive.

Find out what to do in situations where someone is unresponsive and breathing.

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