Use PUBS to determine if any of the signs of alcohol overdose are present:

PUBS signs of alcohol overdose




PUBS signs of alcohol overdose:


  • Puking while passed out
  • Unresponsive to pinching or shaking
  • Breathing is noisy, slow, shallow, or has stopped
  • Skin is blue, cold, or clammy. If a person has darker skin, check for pale lips or nail beds.

If you see even one PUBS sign, call 911 immediately.

If you're unsure, call Poison Control (1-800-222-1222) for free, confidential medical advice 24/7.

Save a life. Make the call.

Check out the Gordie Center's short video to learn more about PUBS: