Good Samaritan law - Described video


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[Text on screen: "Witness an opioid overdose?"]

[A woman on her knees is leaning over an unconscious man. She holds a phone to her ear.]

Narrator: "If you witness an opioid overdose, don't turn away."

[Zoom in on the woman until it reveals a collection of dots.]

Narrator: " Stay and call 911 or your local emergency number. Follow their instructions and administer naloxone if you have it.”

[Three dots appear on screen with one pulsing.]

Narrator: "Even if you've taken drugs or have some on you, the Good Samaritan law can protect you. It’s important to stay until help arrives."

[Multiple dots cluster around the pulsing one, soothing it into stillness.]

Narrator: " The Government of Canada is taking action."

[Dots merge into the shape of the map of Canada. Portraits of people appear around the map of Canada.]

Narrator: “Together we can help save lives”

[Text on screen: "Call, stay and help. Learn more at"]

Narrator: “A message from the Government of Canada.”

[Canada wordmark]

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