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Southeast ATTC Ask the Expert August Dialogue:Health Equity and Implicit Racial Bias Experiences by the LGBTQ+ Community Seeking Treatment & Recovery



What is Ask the Expert?

Beginning in February 2020, SATTC will host "Ask the Expert" the 2nd Tuesday of every month on topics surrounding Substance Use Disorders (SUDs), co-occurring diseases, health disparities, and more. Experts in the field will share the latest knowledge and answer questions from our community.

As professionals and practitioners move beyond webinars and training to more Intensive Technical Assistance (TA) needs, Ask the Expert becomes an infinite space to ask questions and increase your knowledge on some of the most popular and buzzing topics in the behavioral health and SUD fields.


  • To increase the knowledge capacity surrounding SUDs/OUDs
  • To increase the awareness of emerging SUD hot topics and provide expert-level knowledge on myths surrounding many of them


August's Open DIALOGUE

Openly dialogue about the role you play in impacting access and retention of in substance abuse treatment while shedding light on the racial and LGBTQ+ disparities.

Session Host : Lawrence Bryant, Ph.D., MPH, RRT, BSW, AAS


A Little about Dr. Bryant: 

As a member of the Georgia Department of Public Health Opioid Strategic Planning Multicultural Workgroup, Dr. Bryant brings a plethora of experiences dealing with substance use disorders through clinical practice, policy, and research.

He has been successful in developing and implementing a statewide strategic plan for the state of Georgia in response to the opioid and prescription drug overdose epidemic. As a part-time Assistant Professor at Kennesaw State University, Health Promotion Department, Dr Bryant has received funding from The Georgia Department of Public Health to do a needs assessment in support of the Statewide Strategic Plan for Opioid Abuse. Dr Bryant just receives certification in contact tracing and plans to utilize this knowledge to train other in this technique

Dr Bryant continues to publish in the field of public health and holds dual positions in both public health and psychology at Capella University. Dr Bryant is also a registered respiratory therapist, fighting on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in the field of pediatrics

Starts: Aug. 18, 2020 2:00 pm
Ends: Aug. 18, 2020 3:00 pm
Registration Deadline
August 18, 2020
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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