Good Samaritan law

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Transcript - Good Samaritan law

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

[The word "opioid" is magnified to reveal its smallest component parts, a collection of identical dots. One dot begins to tremble and all the dots around it scatter except for two.]

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

[The trembling dot begins to pulse in place and the two others approach it.]

Narrator: "Even if you've taken drugs or have some on you, the Good Samaritan Law can protect you. You could be the difference between life and death."

[The scattered dots return and cluster around the pulsing one, soothing it into stillness.]

Narrator: "Call 911 and follow their instructions. Administer naloxone if you have it."

[The dots recede until they reveal the outline of a woman on her knees leaning over an unconscious man. She holds a phone to her ear.]

Narrator: "Stay until help arrives. The Good Samaritan Law can protect you."

[Text on screen: "Call 911, stay and help. Learn more at"]

[Canada wordmark]

Narrator: "A message from the government of Canada."

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