Announcements

5.1.17

Maine SAMHS scholarships available to New England Summer School


Maine Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services is offering partial state scholarships to support attendance at the New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies, and the application deadline has been extended for just a few more days, through Thu., May 4.

Take a moment today to complete a Maine SAMHS online scholarship application form.

  • Click here if you work in medication-assisted treatment in Maine.
  • Click here if you work in other settings in Maine.

The 48th Annual New England Summer School will take place at centrally located Worcester State University, Worcester, Mass., from June 5 to 8, 2017. Coursework has been designed for new addiction counselors, seasoned counselors, prevention specialists, recovery coaches, recovery organizers, criminal justice professionals, agency administrators, allied social service professionals, and all who encounter substance use disorders in their work.

Register as soon as possible to ensure your course choices. Check out the course list and course descriptions.

Register today to ensure your choices.

This comprehensive program addresses the critical needs of professionals and their agencies: courses to work toward certification or licensure; courses to enhance skills to work in an integrated care environment; recovery-oriented care; current and emerging issues; and behavioral healthcare integration. A plenary series also rounds out the program, beginning with dynamic opening speaker Sheila Raye Charles.

More than 80 courses are offered at the program on a wide variety of current treatment, recovery, and prevention-focused topics, as well as coursework focused across the continuum. The following popular four-day intensive courses will be offered:

  • Recovery Coach Academy
  • Substance Use Prevention Skills Training
  • Compulsive Gambling Training Institute

Visit the NEIAS website for more information.