The Good Samaritan Law can help prevent a criminal conviction if you help your friend who overdosed

syracuse-ny-drug-attorneyABOUT NEW YORK’S GOOD SAMARITAN LAW

Several studies of overdose experience conclude that most overdoses:

1.            Happen in a home and in the presence of others;

2.            Most deaths do not occur instantly, they occur 1-3 hours after the overdose; and

3.            Immediately calling for medical help greatly reduces the chances of death. Continue reading