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Overdoses are Emergency events that can occur in your prison during normal game play.

Other Information:

The chance of overdose increases with the strength of the addiction of the prisoner.

All drugs (with booze not being counted as a drug) have a chance to cause an overdose, which is lethal unless treated immediately by a Doctor.

Once prisoner overdoses, a large green icon with a pill bottle appears, alarming player and pointing towards the overdosed victim who becomes unconscious and must be taken by a doctor, guard or orderly to the infirmary, as fast as it's only possible.


If there's no any guards or doctors nearby, you can select a prisoner who overdosed by left-clicking and from the actions menu in the book select Escort to Infirmary. This task can be prioritized by holding left CTRL and selecting the infirmary area with left click.