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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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3.21.19

Psychological First Aid Training

This program is a six hour, interactive, face-to-face training that provides public health professionals, emergency responders, and natural community helpers without former mental health education with the concepts and skills associated
3.22.19

Prevention on the Brain: Developing Brain-Friendly Prevention Messages for Youth

Adolescence is a time when young people’s brains are changing and developing rapidly, causing them to approach decision‐making in new and different ways. Understanding how youth think about risks and choices around substance use,
3.25.19

Substance Abuse in Older Adults: Myths and Misconceptions

Substance abuse in older adults is a complex and often silent epidemic. It is underestimated, under identified, under diagnosed and under treated. Multiple chronic illnesses, polypharmacy and physiological effects of aging, can all lead to
4.4.19

Ethics in Prevention

Ethics in Prevention training was developed under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for the Center for Application of Prevention Technologies. This training provides opportunities to engage in discussions of the
4.5.19

Annual Comprehensive Sexuality Education Conference

Featuring Stacy Vannah, Health Educator, Keynote Speaker. Skill-building workshops, exhibit tables, networking
4.6.19

What is SBIRT?

The Maine AAP is committed to helping practitioners identify youth on this path so we can intervene earlier! Screening Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment is one evidence-based approach to doing this. Please consider joining us to
4.8.19

Opiate and Medication Misuse in Seniors

The aging population in Maine is growing rapidly, and with them come unique aspects of medication mis-management and abuse. This workshop is intended for agencies and individuals who want to increase their knowledge about the seniors in
4.8.19

Prevention on the Brain: Developing Brain-Friendly Prevention Messages for Youth

Adolescence is a time when young people’s brains are changing and developing rapidly, causing them to approach decision‐making in new and different ways. Understanding how youth think about risks and choices around substance use,
4.9.19

Culture in Prevention: Professional Development Training

The Maine Youth Action Network’s vision is for communities throughout Maine to foster the healthy development of youth and create a thriving network of engaged leaders. We do this work through a series of local and statewide initiatives,
4.12.19

Beyond the Basics In Suicide Prevention 2019

From its beginning in 2003, Maine’s Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention Conference has provided Maine health professionals, educators, clinicians, first responders and community members with “Best Practice” information, guidance