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FACULTY/STAFF > DEPARTMENTS & OFFICES > STUDENT LIFE > RESIDENCE LIFE > WHAT TO DO FOR ALCOHOL POISONING
What To Do For Alcohol Poisoning

Symptoms:
  • Person is pased out and cannot be awakened.
  • Person has cold, clammy or bluish skin color.
  • Person has slow or irregular breaths:
  • - less than 8 times per minute or
    - more than 10 seconds in between breaths.
  • Person is vomiting and does not wake up.

If any of these symptions exist, CALL FOR HELP IMMEDIATELY!

If Your Friend is Intoxicated:
  • Get your friend to a safe place.
  • Do not leave your friend alone; monitor breathing.
  • Turn your friend on his/her side to prevent choking.
  • Check for signs of alcohol poisoning.

If you're not sure if your friend needs help, Call Public Safety at 412-397-2424.

Friends Take Care of Friends

I pledge:
  • To make responsible decisions if I choose to drink
  • To not drive impaired or allow my friends to drive impaired
  • To watch out for my friends and their safety
  • To call for help if any indications of alcohol poisioning exist
  • To not be angry if my friend seeks help for me if I am in danger

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