Evidence-based practice is essential for preventing addiction and overdose in our communities, especially interventions that have remained consistently effective over time. Join us for the final session in our Big Ideas in Overdose Prevention series on how to avoid reinventing the wheel.


Brian Fuehrlein, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Yale School of Medicine

  • Director, Psychiatric Emergency Room, VA Connecticut Healthcare System,

Dr. Fuehrlein graduated from the M.D. Ph.D. program at the University of Florida in 2008, adult psychiatry residency program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2012 and addiction psychiatry fellowship at Yale University in 2013. He is currently an Associate Professor and the director of the psychiatric…

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Mary Maddux-Gonzalez, MD, MPH

Impact Coach and Preparedness Consultant

California Overdose Prevention Network 

Dr. Mary Maddux-Gonzalez is a physician and public health professional with over thirty years of experience in safety-net primary care and public health. She was the Sonoma County Public Health Officer and Division Director from 1999-2011. She served as the Chief Medical Officer of the Redwood Community Health Coalition of…

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