Virtual Learning Session 3 | June 29, 2022

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Participants of the ATSH: Learning Collaborative and Learning Network and invited guests gained knowledge of important and timely topics to enhance MAT care for their patients, such as pain management and sublocade programs. Teams practiced new skillsets for improved MAT care at their clinics, specifically making plans for creating an environment free of stigma and racial bias, developing a compassionate leadership approach to motivate change and hardwire sustainability, and learning strategies for de-escalation.

Event Speakers

Our event speakers are below. Read their biographies.

Plenary: Eboni Winford, PHD, MPH, Cherokee Health Systems 

Main Session: Cyndee Lake, Blank Page & Elizabeth Morrison, PhD, LCSW, EM Consulting 


  • Katie Bell, MSN, RN-BC, CARN, PHN, ATSH Coach 
  • Danny Contreras, SUDCC III-CS, Santa Cruz County HSA 
  • Ginny Eck, ATSH Coach 
  • Brian Hurley, MD, ATSH Coach 
  • Steven Hochman, MD, PhD, JWCH Institute 
  • Christina Lasich, MD, Mendocino Health Center 
  • Dominique McDowell, RLPS, SUDCC II, ATSH Coach 

PreParing for the Event

To best prepare for Dr. Eboni Winford’s talk “Equity & SUD: Treatment & Health Outcomes”, please review the following articles: 


  • Community-informed Strategies, p.10-18- Excerpt from “The Opioid Crisis and the Black/African American Population: An Urgent Issue”, S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Office of Behavioral Health Equity.
  • Unearned Privilege, min 10:20-13:58- Excerpt from “Cultural Humility: Working with Black Patients in Primary Care,” Eboni Winford, PhD, MPH, April 21, 2021


  1. Agenda
  2. Recordings, Slides, & Handouts:

Plenary: Equity & SUD: Treatment & Health Outcomes | Eboni Winford


Main Session: Bring Everyone on Board Through Compassionate Leadership | Cyndee Lake


Main Session: Trauma-Informed De-escalation I Elizabeth Morrison

Breakout Sessions

Managing Chronic PainChristina Lasich, Katie Bell, & Brian Hurley

Developing Sublocade Programs I Ginny Eck & Steven Hochman