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Alcohol Prevention Conference

This one day conference is an educational opportunity for professionals working with young adults, ages 18-25, to understand alcohol use issues in Maine and learn practical skills to apply in local communities. Early bird registration fee $25.00 if you pay by August 7th.  Registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch.

One Maine One Health 2019 Annual Conference

MPHA’s annual conference is the largest statewide meeting dedicated to public health, and we feature the latest science, policy and programming related to public health in Maine. We attract 400+ students and professionals with a shared interest to improve and promote public health – and we hope you will join us!  MPHA members registration fee:

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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 together providers and community members to learn about LGBTQ+ health disparities and build collaborative energy around their different work

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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 of health, Trauma Informed care, Eat Sleep Console, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Maternal Depression, Prenatal Substance Exposure and resources available for

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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills

ASIST Learn the Skills.  Help Save a Life. Suicide is preventable.  Anyone can make a difference. Two day workshop in suicide intervention skills.  Learn and practice a life-saving intervention model. Widely used by professionals and general public.

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 and resources in suicide prevention and management efforts. The conference is designed for an adult audience that has attained basic training and knowledge in suicide

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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 enhance your skills in identifying and offering brief interventions in the primary care settings for youth on the path

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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 misuse. Substance abuse and misuse among older people is often overlooked, mistaking the symptoms for those of dementia, depression, or

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