Announcements

6.5.17

Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control Vacancies announced by Maine CDC

The Maine CDC has four open positions in the Tobacco and Substance Abuse Prevention and Control Program, based in Augusta.

5.1.17

Maine SAMHS scholarships available to New England Summer School

Maine SAMHS is offering partial state scholarships for the New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies. Application deadline is now Thu., May 4.

4.13.17

Work to Recovery training coming up in May

Work to Recovery: Using Evidence Based Employment Practices will take place on May 10, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Augusta.

3.29.17

Planning forum on marijuana policy set for April 21

MBHWDC planning forum What Maine Providers Need to Know in the New Era of Marijuana Policy will take place April 21 in Augusta.

3.2.17

Get ready for National Prevention Week, May 14-20

National Prevention Week, held May 14 to 20, is dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders. This year's theme is Making Each Day Count.

2.4.17

Engage in three-part webinar on opioid epidemic

Learn about "The Opioid Epidemic: What can we do differently?" in a three-part webinar series from the ATTC Network.

1.5.17

Attend health disparities webinar from CAPT, Jan. 12

Maine substance misuse prevention practitioners are invited to take part in the webinar, Understanding and Addressing Health Disparities: Approaches for Communities, Jan. 12, 2 p.m., hosted by CAPT.

12.15.16

Shared decision-making tool released by SAMHSA

An online tool to support people seeking help for opioid use disorder to make informed treatment choices has just been launched.

11.30.16

Clinical supervision forum hosted by Maine Behavioral Health Workforce Development Collaborative, Dec. 8

Your perspective is needed for the Maine Behavioral Health Workforce Development Collaborative forum, "Clinical Supervision: A Cornerstone of Developing the Behavioral Health Workforce," Dec. 8 in Augusta.

11.16.16

Surgeon General's report on alcohol, drugs to be released Thursday

On Thursday, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy will release the first-of-its-kind report, Facing Addiction: Alcohol, Drugs, and Health, during "Facing Addiction in America: A National Summit." Watch the livestream at FacingAddiction.org, 4 to 7:20 p.m.