Altered Mental Status
This means the person is not acting like himself. Below are 3 simple questions you can ask to help see if something more serious might be going on. If they are unable to answer any of these questions or if they are confused, restless, or fearful, especially after passing out or being hit in the head, call 911 or visit the ER.
Ask 3 simple questions
|What's your name?||Where are you right now?||What is today's date?|
Loss of Consciousness
Did you or your friend pass out? Even if you woke up pretty fast, this can be a sign of a more serious injury. It is very serious if loss of consciousness happens after an accident or a fight - go to the hospital or call 911.