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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 [email protected].  We will review and post if appropriate.

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Maine Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference

The MAHPERD Annual conference provides interactive and engaging sessions with the latest information on best practices and resources for health education and physical education teachers, recreation professionals and dance educators. 

Next Steps in Addressing Maine’s Opioid Crisis

This 3-hour education session will feature an update on Maine opioid prescribing laws and rules as well as clinical content with a compassionate, patient-centred perspective. Educational methods will include didactics, video, individual

Loneliness, Longing, and Belonging

This 2 day experiential training will explore and address loneliness, longing and belonging from an ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) perspective. We’ll review the basics of the mental, emotional and physical aspects of these

2018 Prevention Professionals Day

SAVE THE DATE! Check back to learn more about the agenda or to register... Prevention Professionals Day is designed to offer Maine's Prevention Community a broad range of learning opportunities. The day will focus on providing tools and

Annual Infectious Disease Conference

The annual infectious disease conference targets public health issues of emerging concern to medical practitioners throughout the state. Presentation topics will focus on a range of infectious diseases. CEU's available.  Register by

Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training

Join other health 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. Led by licensed health professionals, this

Understanding and Addressing Youth Gaming and Gambling

The world of what we have considered "gambling" has shifted dramatically in recent years. In this training, participants will gain an understanding of recent technological trends in gaming, and how these trends have blurred the lines

Ethical Decision Making: Exploring Perspectives and Application

The American Counseling Association 2014 Code of Ethics requires counselors to use an appropriate ethical decision-making model when confronted with ethical dilemmas (I.1.b). This highly interactive workshop will explore the philosophical

Facilitating for Youth Voice Professional Training

Join this interactive workshop to lift up the youth voices in your work and fill your training toolkit with facilitation, experiential, and innovative methods that bolster youth leadership, youth participation, and community engagement.

Tobacco Intervention: Intensive Training

This two-day training will build on knowledge gained in the Basic Skills Training. Participants will: Explore the value of a comprehensive tobacco use assessment Learn to develop effective treatment plans Discuss considerations for