Resources


Conference Materials

2016 • Integrating Tobacco Treatment

Drug Interactions with Tobacco Smoke

This program featured various local experts who are addressing tobacco policy, treatment of co-occurring conditions, best practice assessments and treatment plans. Participants also learned from...

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2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

Drug treatment need urgent but seems ‘overwhelming,’ federal official says

An article about and photos of the conference in the Kennebec Journal, March 1, 2017 Kimberly Johnson, the director of the federal Center for Substance...

Dual Diagnosis Relapse Prevention Monograph: A Report on the Training Initiative 1997–1998

This monograph represents further progress in the effort toward integration of treatment approaches for clients with dual disorders in the State of Maine. It is...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Elderly Suicide Fact Sheet Based on 2012 Data (2014)

Suicide prevention in older adulthood is made challenging by the high lethality of older adults’ suicidal behavior; few survive their first attempt to harm themselves....

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2012 • Expanding Mentoring in Maine

Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring


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2012 • Making it Work: Implementing Seeking Safety

Evaluation Project on Young African-American Men

From “Seeking Safety therapy for men: Clinical and research experiences” in Men and Addictions, 2009.

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2013 • Rx Generation

Everything Your Kid Does Makes Perfect Sense

This session described basic concepts from Dialetical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) as they apply to the task of raising children.

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2011 • Complexities of Trauma

Evidence-Based Practices for Returning OIF/OEF/OND Veterans

From the A4 breakout session led by Scott Hutcherson, LCPC, ACS.

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2012 • Expanding Mentoring in Maine

Expanding Mentoring in Maine: Support for Re-Entry from Corrections

Mentoring is defined as a relationship over a prolonged period of time between two or more people where caring volunteer mentors assist those re-entering from...

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Exploring Self Injury in Adolescence

This workshop is for people who may become perplexed or anxious when attempting to intervene with individuals who engage in cutting and other self-inflicted harming...

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2012 • Expanding Mentoring in Maine

Federal Bureau of Prisons Employment Information Handbook


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2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

Final Initiatives


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2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Fostering Sustainable, Integrated Medical and Behavioral Health Services in Medical Settings

The integration of behavioral health (BH) and primary care services has been the subject of considerable attention for almost a decade. Such work has been...

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2012 • Expanding Mentoring in Maine

Full Disclosure: A Guide to Speaking Out About Your Life in the Media & Public Forums


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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

Functional Medicine in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

This session outlined an integrative model of assessment and intervention in mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Simmons described the basic components of an integrative treatment...

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Grief After Suicide: Walking the Journey with Survivors

This workshop will provide a focused overview of the impact of suicide on survivors, and the clinical and support responses that are needed after a...

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Grief After Suicide: Walking the Journey with Survivors — Suicide Reading List

This workshop will provide a focused overview of the impact of suicide on survivors, and the clinical and support responses that are needed after a...

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2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Health Indicators Warehouse


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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

Heart and Soul: Spiritual Care in the Journey of Recovery

A very substantial body of literature attests to the significance of various spiritual perspectives and practices for health and well-being. Increasingly, the conversation has turned...

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

Helping People Come off Psychiatric Drugs

This session offered an up-to-date critical review of psychiatric drug withdrawal, tapering, and dose reduction strategies described in the medical literature and recommendations for client-centered...