911 Good Samaritan: Explaining New York's Fatal Overdose Prevention Law

This issue brief explains New York's new 911 Good Samaritan Law that went into effect on September 18, 2011. Enclosed is background information about overdose deaths in New York, details about the new law which seeks to prevent accidental overdose fatalities, and recommendations for ensuring effective implementation of the new law.

Drug Overdose
911 Good Samaritan Fatal Overdose Prevention Law
Issue Brief
New York