Where to get help for non-fatal strangulation/suffocation
Strangulation/suffocation is very dangerous
Most people get better after a strangulation/suffocation injury, however sometimes longer term problems or injuries may result. It is important that you seek medical advice from a medical practitioner as soon as possible, and let them know you have been strangled/suffocated.
Where to get medical help
If you have been strangled/suffocated, go to your:
Family doctor (GP)
Local urgent medical care clinic
Or call an ambulance (dial 111) if you are experiencing any strangulation/suffocation injuries.
If you are in immediate danger call the Police (dial 111).
Where to get further information & support
If you are a victim of family violence or in a relationship that makes you fearful about your own or anyone else's safety, seek help as soon as possible. You have the right to be safe.