- Summarize the current opioid epidemic in Arizona
- Identify the relationship between trauma and substance use
- Recognize signs of an opioid overdose
- Show ability to respond to an opioid overdose using naloxone
Elena “Lena” Cameron is a health educator assistant for the Arizona Center for Rural Health. She uses her background in public health to work with statewide opioid programs (such as AzMAT Mentors and Overdose Data to Action) and harm reduction organizations. Since 2018, Cameron has worked to create media, conduct research, and participate in projects that support people who use drugs and their communities.
Aimee Gutierrez is a Health Education and Promotion Professional at the Center for Rural Health (CRH). She helps coordinate Opioid Overdose Recognition and Naloxone Administration Trainings statewide. She oversees training logistics and facilitates in both English and Spanish. Ms. Gutierrez received her Bachelor of Arts in economics with
minors in finance and Spanish from the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management in Spring of 2021. Ms. Gutierrez is from San Luis, AZ, a small border town and she strives to serve and aid her community.
Bianca SantaMaria is a Health Education and Promotion Professional II at the University of Arizona, Center for Rural Health. She is the Evaluator for the Overdose Data to Action grant and works on the CDC COVID-19 grant. She also helps facilitate Naloxone trainings in English and Spanish statewide. She completed her undergraduate and graduate education at the University of Arizona. Bianca was born and raised in Tucson, AZ, and hopes to pursue her DrPH and serve her community in efforts to create a healthier and safer envrionment for all.
NO CME offered