How Do You Tell If Someone Has Alcohol Poisoning?
Binge drinking among under aged high school and college students has lead to numerous accidental deaths in recent years due to alcohol poisoning. When a friend drinks too much, looking after them can be troublesome, but you might just save their life. Step 1 Assess your own ability to help a drunk friend. Unless you’re a designated driver, chances are if a friend of yours has been drinking, you have as well. The most clear headed person among the group should be making decisions. Step 2 Know the warning signs of alcohol poisoning. The first signs that some has been drinking too much are impaired balance, reaction time, and judgment. These symptoms are normal even for people drinking safe amounts of liquor, but someone with alcohol poisoning will certainly be affected by these symptoms, and likely in pronounced way. The next things to look for are stumbling, passing out, and vomiting. Typically someone will only have these symptoms if they have been drinking heavily. They do not necessa