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The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control Program and its related public health and non-profit partners frequently offer training, events, and conferences focused on the many different areas of tobacco and substance use prevention and control.

If you have an conference in Maine that is relevant to the prevention and control of tobacco, substance use, suicide or injury; submit information to tsup.dhhs@maine.gov.  We will review and post if appropriate.

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3.10.20

Emerging Best Practices of Youth Prevention: Relationships as Protective Factors

Develop skills to grow and sustain lasting and supportive relationships with young people. In this workshop, dive into how protective factors like positive adult relationships can build resiliency in young people and improve outcomes.
4.15.20

Tobacco Intervention: Intensive Skills

  This two-day skills-focused training will build on knowledge gained in the Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training. Participants will: Explore the value of a comprehensive tobacco use assessment Learn to develop effective
5.1.20

Presentation Development and Design Workshop

We use presentations as one of our primary strategies to share content-knowledge, build skills, ignite calls to action and affect culture change. However most of us never receive any formal training in presentation design - despite all we
5.12.20

How to Use Humor, Science and Effective Communication Strategies to Engage Youth Audiences in Positive Prevention

This funny, informative and engaging half-day training focuses on communicating with teenagers about sensitive topics such as substance abuse and mental health. The first training session is a keynote style presentation titled, Using
6.1.20

Virtual 2020 New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies

The New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies, often called Summer School, is a 4-day intensive learning experience to further knowledge, skills, and experience in the field of substance use disorder services. Each year,
6.2.20

Emerging Best Practices of Youth Prevention: Relationships as Protective Factors

Develop skills to grow and sustain lasting and supportive relationships with young people. In this workshop, dive into how protective factors like positive adult relationships can build resiliency in young people and improve outcomes.
6.9.20

Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training

  Join other healthcare professionals in this one-day training to learn more about nicotine addiction and how to integrate brief, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions into current practice.  The Basic Skills Training is
6.12.20

Revealing a Path Forward: Maine’s Annual Conference on Problem Gambling

Through the normalization of gambling and increased access to a wide variety of gambling opportunities, as well as the stigma associated problem gambling, it is important to bring attention to gambling disorder, to educate the people of
6.19.20

Presentation Development and Design Workshop

We use presentations as one of our primary strategies to share content-knowledge, build skills, ignite calls to action and affect culture change. However most of us never receive any formal training in presentation design - despite all we
6.24.20

Advanced Prevention Ethics: Focus on Social Media and Policy

Prevention professionals regularly face situations that involve ethics. This workshop is designed for advanced prevention professionals that explore the types of ethical dilemmas prevention practitioners face while working in the field,