Fact Sheet

A. We are inviting you to participate in a research study.

B. Taking part in this research is voluntary and completely up to you. You are free to say no or to leave the research at any time. There will be no penalties and you will not lose any benefits to which you are otherwise entitled.

C. The purpose of this study is to determine if our educational video is a good way to teach community members how to identify and respond to an opioid overdose.

D. If you agree to participate, you will be asked to complete a brief quiz. The first section will ask questions that assess your knowledge of how to identify and respond to an opioid overdose. The second section will ask you to provide some basic information about yourself (like your age and race). We expect this will take approximately five minutes to Complete.

E. There is a risk that someone could get access to the information about you and misuse it. To help protect your personal information, we will not be asking for or recording your name. We will keep electronic information on secure computer networks. These computer networks have many levels of protection.

F. Your data will be stored until we close this study and complete data analysis. After that, your data will be deleted.

G. At this time, we do not think that the research data will lead to commercial profit. In the event it does, there are no plans to share any financial gain with you.

H. Your participation may help us to gain knowledge about naloxone management education in the community. However, there is no direct benefit to you.

I. We will try to limit access to your personal information to people who have a need to review this information. We cannot promise complete privacy. The University of Massachusetts Medical School, including the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and research, billing, and compliance offices, may see your information. The web-based platform that was used to create the quiz (Typeform) may also see your information.

J. The University of Massachusetts Medical School does not provide funds for the treatment of research-related injury. If you are injured as a result of your participation in this study, treatment will be provided. You or your insurance carrier will be expected to pay the costs of this treatment. No additional financial compensation for injury or lost wages is available. You do not give up any of your legal rights by participating in this research.

K. If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints, or think that the research has hurt you, you can talk to the Principal Investigator at by phone at (508) 421-1400, or by email at Kavita.Babu@umassmemoril.org. This research has been reviewed and approved by an Institutional Review Board. You can reach them at (508) 856-4261 orirb@umassmed.edu if you would prefer to speak with someone not associated with the study or have questions about your rights as a research subject.