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Tobacco Intervention: Intensive Skills

  This two-day skills-focused training will build on knowledge gained in the Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training. Participants will: Explore the value of a comprehensive tobacco use assessment Learn to develop effective treatment plans Discuss considerations for medication management Review relapse prevention strategies Clinicians will also spend time building on common counseling skills used in

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2019 Clinical and Legal Opioid Update

2019 Clinical Opioid Update: Learning Objectives: Review latest research relating to opioid + pain prescribing practices Constantly consider harm reduction Discuss opioid use disorder and treatments 2019 Legal Opioid Update: Learning Objectives: Review impact of Chapter 488 in Maine Discuss opioid laws, rules and initiatives of the new administration Study Chapter 21 requirements & logical implementation Investigate

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2019 Clinical and Legal Opioid Update

2019 Clinical Opioid Update: Learning Objectives: Review latest research relating to opioid + pain prescribing practices Constantly consider harm reduction Discuss opioid use disorder and treatments 2019 Legal Opioid Update: Learning Objectives: Review impact of Chapter 488 in Maine Discuss opioid laws, rules and initiatives of the new administration Study Chapter 21 requirements & logical implementation Investigate

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FASD Basics: For Parents and Professionals

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a brain-based physical disability with behavioral symptoms. The FASD BASICS workshop introduces a neurobehavioral approach to living with, caring for, and working with individuals and families impacted by FASD acknowledges the source of behaviors: the brain, and provides a set of research-based best practices for helping people with fetal

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Opportunities for Change – Addressing Tobacco and Nicotine Use in Behavioral Health Settings

Individuals living with serious mental health conditions die on average 25 years earlier than the general population, most often from tobacco related cancer, heart disease, and lung disease. If you work in the behavioral health field, you know that tobacco can be a difficult issue to address. Your clients – people with mental health diagnoses

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2019 Clinical and Legal Opioid Update

2019 Clinical Opioid Update: Learning Objectives: Review latest research relating to opioid + pain prescribing practices Constantly consider harm reduction Discuss opioid use disorder and treatments 2019 Legal Opioid Update: Learning Objectives: Review impact of Chapter 488 in Maine Discuss opioid laws, rules and initiatives of the new administration Study Chapter 21 requirements & logical implementation Investigate

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Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control Program Prevention Professionals Day (Save the Date)

This conference is intended for community prevention and public health professionals; coalition members; tobacco, substance use and mental health prevention and health promotion practitioners; program managers and administrators; state agency prevention staff; volunteers and task force members; and others who deliver tobacco, substance use and mental health prevention services or who are interested in prevention

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2019 Clinical and Legal Opioid Update

The topics covered at this session will be: 2019 Clinical Opioid Update: Learning Objectives: Review latest research relating to opioid + pain prescribing practices Constantly consider harm reduction Discuss opioid use disorder and treatments 2019 Legal Opioid Update: Learning Objectives: Review impact of Chapter 488 in Maine Discuss opioid laws, rules and initiatives of the new administration

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

The words we choose have an impact. How we talk about drug use and people who use drugs is informed by our preconceived notions and internalized biases. When we use words like “clean,” we necessarily imply that the opposite is “dirty.” Opioid Use Disorder continues to be a highly stigmatized medical condition, despite many advancements

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8th Annual Let’s Go: National Obesity Conference

Join us to explore the First 1,000 Days – the critical period from preconception to age 2. Learn about the impact of maternal factors on childhood obesity and the role of early childhood factors in promoting healthy weight. Be a part of the discussion about how to support mothers in giving their children a healthy

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