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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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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

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,
4.12.19

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
4.25.19

Loneliness, Longing and Belonging: Connection as Prevention

This 2-day experiential training will explore and address loneliness, longing and belonging from an ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) perspective and some strategies Prevention Professionals can use to integrate this information
4.26.19

Reducing Stigma When Working With People Who Use Drugs

Inherent in the way we talk about things is how we think of those same things. When we use words like “clean” we necessarily imply that the opposite is “dirty.” Substance Use Disorder continues to be a highly stigmatized medical
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