Alcohol poisoning signs and symptoms include:
It's not necessary to have all these signs and symptoms before you seek help. A person who is unconscious or can't be awakened is at risk of dying.
It is an emergency
If you're with someone who has been drinking a lot of alcohol and you see any of the signs or symptoms above, this is what you should do:
Passing out does not mean "sleeping it off". Blood alcohol content (BAC) can increase even after you stop drinking and/or fall asleep, and alcohol poisoning is still possible.
Don't be afraid to get help
It can be difficult to decide if you think someone is drunk enough to warrant medical attention. You may worry about the consequences for yourself or your friend or loved one, especially if you're underage. But the consequences of not getting the right help in time can be far more serious.