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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  We will review and post if appropriate.

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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.

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

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

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

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,

Maine Impaired Driving Summit

Impaired driving is a growing problem on our roads. While driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is illegal in all 50 states, 28% of all traffic-related deaths are due to alcohol-impaired crashes. Drugs other than alcohol account

Shining a Light: Hidden Circumstances Affecting the Health and Well-being of Children and Families

Each year, pediatricians, family physicians, nurses, mental health clinicians, and other child health affiliates throughout Maine gather at our educational conferences for professional development and networking. Key topics for this year's

Maternal and Child Health and Substance Exposed Infant Conference

An educational opportunity to discuss strategies to optimize maternal and child health. Presenters will discuss healthy pregnancy (prenatal and postpartum), healthy infants and children, programs and supports for families and children

Youth Mental Health First Aid: Two-Day Intensive Workshop

The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in crisis. Thank you for making time for this two day training. We are excited to work with you all. This

Prevention Professionals Conference

Prevention Professionals Conference is designed to offer Maine's Prevention Community a broad range of learning opportunities. The conference will focus on providing information and resources for the field of tobacco and substance use