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Promoting Your MAT Program

In this session, the CA Bridge program team will review the best strategies for increasing medication for addiction treatment (MAT) access in your organization, creating and delivering a presentation to stakeholders, and demonstrating how to use the return on investment tool. Register for the webinar.

Building and Strengthening your Bridge Navigator Program – Los Angeles

What: The Bridge Navigator Program Training Series provides education and resources to hospital teams implementing MAT programs in the acute care setting. These training events are specifically for hospitals receiving funding through the Bridge Navigator Program – attendance counts towards the required deliverables for the Bridge Navigator Program contract. The session will include plenary and breakout […]

Bup Beyond the X-Waiver: MAT as the Standard of Care (Encore!)

This session will help participants understand the evidence for buprenorphine and its role as medication for opioid use disorder, start patients on medication for addiction treatment (MAT) with buprenorphine, and how to talk openly and compassionately with patients about their drug use and treatment options, without stigma or judgment. Speaker: Alicia M Gonzalez, MD Register […]

MAT for PCPs: Keeping Patients in Treatment without a Specialty Clinic

In this event, primary care physicians learn how to effectively use medication for addiction treatment (MAT) to keep their patients in treatment without the need for a specialty clinic. Speakers: Alicia M Gonzalez, MD Ed Pillar, MD Rebecca Trotzky-Sirr, MD Register for the webinar.

Best Practices for Sustainability

This session will discuss strategies to share with your organization for program sustainability, including community health worker (CHW) billing and certification. Speakers: CA Bridge Clinical and Navigator Team Register for the webinar.

Navigating and Engaging Community Resources

Community resources are pivotal for positive outcomes. We have invited valuable community partners to discuss their resources for Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder patients. Speakers: Community Partners and Navigator Team Register for the webinar. 

The Drug Supply in 2024: A Lookahead with CA Bridge

In response to the dynamic changes in the illicit drug landscape, this session aims to address the concerns of clinicians who prescribe buprenorphine, as they increasingly question their understanding of dosing in relation to the evolving street drug supply, especially with the rise of fentanyl, carfentanil, and contaminants like xylazine in our communities. Speakers: Alicia […]

Navigating Cultural Biases

In this session, we will explore our own biases and how they can impact care for people who use drugs. We will also present strategies to reduce biases and stigma for Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder. Speakers: CA Bridge Navigator Team Register for the webinar. 

Promoting Harm Reduction

This session will discuss the newest trends and approaches to support patients who use drugs and best practices for reducing stigma. Speakers: CA Bridge Navigator Team Register for the webinar.

Medication for Addiction Treatment Update

Our CA Bridge model has grown to 276 hospitals in CA. Learn about our impact and our next steps to promote MAT access. Speakers: CA Bridge Director and Navigator Team Register for the webinar.