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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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4.25.19

Reducing Stigma and Using Harm Reduction When Working with People Who Use Opioids

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.” Opioid Use Disorder continues to be a highly stigmatized medical
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
5.8.19

Addressing Substance Use in Rural Areas

More than 1 in 5 Americans live within a rural area ... where economic, religious, historical, and geographic factors combine to create a unique culture that influences mental health outcomes, physical health conditions, and health
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
5.24.19

Advanced Ethics for Prevention Specialists

This advanced course offers experienced substance use prevention professionals an opportunity to explore the role of ethics in their work. The course provides opportunities to engage in discussions of the prevention code of ethics’ six
6.17.19

Annual Tobacco Treatment and Prevention Conference

This day-and-a-half annual conference and half-day post conference brings nationally recognized speakers and local experts together to discuss a wide array of tobacco treatment and prevention topics, new research, and innovative approaches
7.12.19

LGBTQ and Healthcare Conference

Join us for our 5th annual LGBTQ+ Healthcare Conference. This year the Wabanaki Two-Spirit Alliance will be providing our keynote address and the conference will center around the theme of rural health. This annual conference brings