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When you quit, you quit for two. If you are pregnant and using tobacco, alcohol or drugs there are safe ways to quit. If you are using prescription drugs talk to your doctor about what you are taking.

You are not alone. Help is available.

Maine Tobacco HelpLine

Call the Maine Tobacco HelpLine to quit tobacco. It’s free and confidential. You’ll receive positive, supportive help over the phone. 1-800-207-1230

211 Maine

211Maine can help you quit alcohol or substances. 

Call 211 or Text your zip code to 989211

 

 

Mission

Provide leadership, partnership, and education throughout Maine to reduce and prevent substance misuse, commercial tobacco use, and promote well-being across the lifespan.

Outcomes

The following outcomes are targets measured through the Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention program to be achieved by 2021, not as a percent decrease from the current rate. These are the long-term outcomes that help our state become a healthier Maine. The data sources for most of these outcomes* are two of Maine’s surveillance instruments (BRFSS and MIYHS). Tobacco outcomes are in alignment with, but further, the goals set through Healthy Maine 2020. Alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug abuse results are in alignment with the goals set in the Partnership for Success grant maintained by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services (SAMHS).

Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in the Home
20%
Current Alcohol Use 
4%
Current Marijuana Use 
3%
Current Prescription Drug Abuse
2%
Current Tobacco Use 
14%
Current Alcohol Use 
22%
Current Marijuana Use 
19%
Current Prescription Drug Abuse
6%
Current Tobacco Use 
14%
(over 18 years)
Current Alcohol Use 
32%
(18 - 20 years)
Current Marijuana Use
21%
(18 - 25 years)
Current Prescription Drug Abuse
7%
(18 - 25 years)

Events & Training

5.22.19

Maternal and Child Health & Substance Exposed Infant Conference

This two-day conference is an opportunity for professionals working with families to discuss strategies to optimize maternal and child health in Maine. Presenters each day will provide a host of information related to Social Determinants
5.24.19

Advanced Ethics for Prevention Specialists

This advanced course offers experienced substance use prevention professionals an opportunity to explore the role of ethics in their work. The course provides opportunities to engage in discussions of the prevention code of ethics’ six
5.31.19

Populations at Risk for OUDs: Risk Factors, Signs and Symptoms

Please join Eric Haram for this half-day, action-oriented session on Friday, May 31, 2019 to explore the essentials of identifying risk factors, screening, and treatment of individuals with Opioid Use Disorder.  As Maine continues to