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Partnership for Drug-free Kids
 
  Dear Joseph,

Do you know the parable of the Good Samaritan? A man walking on a road is robbed and left for dead. It takes two men to pass him before a third man finally helps. He is a true neighbor – a Good Samaritan.

By donating just $15, you can help us get Good Samaritan laws passed in the remaining 15 states that don’t have them.

Today “Good Samaritan” laws offer legal protections to people that help those who are in danger. This is essential when someone passes out from drinking alcohol or overdoses on drugs. Given the opioid and heroin epidemic ravaging our communities, each state should have these laws in place. 
 
Here are some additional ways you can help:
  • Encourage your teens to be Good Samaritans. Talk to them about what to do in an emergency situation – especially if it involves alcohol and drugs. Let them know they must call for help, even if they are scared of getting themselves or their friend in trouble.
  • Find out if your state has passed a Good Samaritan law. Only 35 states have laws that protect “Good Samaritans” from legal repercussions. We think this is unacceptable; every state should have legislation that encourages people to do the right thing and save a life without penalty! 
 

Thank you for your support! We will continue to keep you updated when the remaining states pass Good Samaritan laws.

Sincerely,

The Advocacy Team
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
 
 
 
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