Learn about our partners and their initiatives

We emphasize:

  • evidence-based practices and promising techniques
  • person-centered approaches
  • cultural competency
  • trauma-informed care
  • recovery-oriented systems of care
  • integrated care for co-occurring conditions
  • awareness of the needs of underserved communities

We support prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery. Our work is based on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's eight dimensions of wellness.


Our partners:

The MBHWDC is a partnership of three organizations, each with over two decades of behavioral health workforce development experience. We are funded by the Maine Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS), Department of Health and Human Services.

AdcarelogoAdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc. offers high-quality trainings, educational events, and program management services. AdCare's mission is to advance awareness, knowledge, and skills in the prevention, intervention, and treatment of substance use disorders, behavioral health, and other public health issues.



CCSME-GreenNewLOGOCo-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine (CCSME) has been at the forefront of creating new models of integrated mental health and substance abuse services in Maine. As a leader in systems change, CCSME conducts trainings on evidence-based practices and consensus practice models for integrated prevention, intervention and treatment.



Muskie-SchoolMuskie School of Public Service is Maine's distinguished public policy school, combining an extensive applied research and technical assistance portfolio with rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The school is recognized nationally for applying innovative knowledge to critical issues in the fields of sustainable development and health and human service policy and management.