Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center

The Signs of Alcohol Overdose

Knowing the signs and symptoms of alcohol overdose could be life saving! Wildcats watch out for each other, so knowing these tips could come in handy when out with friends.

What to do for Alcohol Overdose

Signs of Alcohol Overdose

  • Slow breathing
  • Irregular breathing
  • Blue or pale skin
  • Low body temperature
  • Confusion
  • Vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Passing out

If your Friend is Intoxicated

  • Get your friend to a safe place
  • Do not leave your friend alone; monitor breathing
  • Turn your friend on their side to prevent choking
  • Do not let your friend drive
  • Do not give your friend food, medicine, or drugs
Alcohol Overdose is a medical emergency. If any of these symptoms exist, call 911 (on campus 9-911). For a free magnet on this, visit CADEC at SSC 180.