Alcohol Poisoning

If you’re unsure of how to help – don’t waste time – get help by calling 9-1-1.

Look For Signs Of Alcohol Poisoning

  • Cold, clammy skin
  • Unconsciousness
  • Slowed or irregular breathing
  • Puking, particularly while passed out

If ANY of the signs are evident call 9-1-1 for help immediately.

Health And Safety Are #1 Priority

  • Stay with person – Don’t leave them to “sleep it off”
  • Ensure they rest on side to prevent choking on own vomit.
  • No food, drink, or drugs if they’ve vomited in the last 2 hours – it can cause vomiting or choking.
  • Keep them still to avoid injury – No walking or standing without assistance; Do not let them leave or drive if they may cause harm to self or others

If injured, violent, unruly or need transportation - Call 9-1-1
If you are unsure about someone’s condition, Call 9-1-1
From cell phone - 510-642-3333 (UC Police) or 510-981-5911 (Berkeley Police)

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