Good Samaritan law - Described video
Transcript - Good Samaritan law
[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 Canada.ca/Opioids"]
Narrator: “A message from the Government of Canada.”
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