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Table 5 Identified qualitative themes and sub-themes

From: Awareness and knowledge of the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act among people at risk of witnessing an overdose in British Columbia, Canada: a multi-methods cross sectional study



Awareness of the GSDOA

Inconsistent awareness


Sources of awareness

Understanding of the GSDOA

General understanding


Misconceptions about the GSDOA

Recommendations to increase awareness and understanding

School curriculum

Social media

Word of mouth and the importance of peers