What does it take to center health equity in your local response to the overdose crisis? Join the National Overdose Prevention Network  for an interactive session where we will explore key questions, challenges and solutions to organize your thinking around health equity. Be prepared to share ideas and join the discussion with other leaders in overdose prevention from our national learning network.


Charles Hawthome, MPH

Equity and Harm Reduction Project Manager

CA Bridge

Charles is the current Equity and Harm Reduction Project Manager for the California Bridge program.

He previously served as the Capacity Building Coordinator at Harm Reduction Coalition, where he provides technical assistance to organizations that want to incorporate harm reduction into their service provision model. His main focus is supporting…

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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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