Many adults enjoy drinking alcohol. However, alcohol is dangerous in even small quantities to young children and for anyone in large amounts.
If you suspect someone is in danger from consuming too much alcohol, stay with them to make sure they don’t fall or choke on their vomit. Call 911 if the person is unresponsive or having trouble breathing. Otherwise, call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 for fast, free, confidential assistance, 24/7.
Here a few tips to keep you, your family, and friends safe:
Alcohol poisoning can be a life-threatening condition. Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, meaning it can slow our reactions and even automatic actions like breathing and heartbeat.
Here are some potential signs and symptoms of alcohol poisoning: