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2013 • Rx Generation

State Adolescent Treatment Enhancement Dissemination (SAT-ED)

Adolescent substance abuse has long been seen as difficult to diagnose and very challenging to treat. The SAT-ED project brings to two Maine agencies an...

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Older Adults

In this plenary presentation, Dr. Podgorski will focus on a two-pronged approach to suicide prevention in older adults—promoting mental health and reducing risk factors. She...

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Suicide in Old Age

This session will review the known risk factors for suicide in older adults. Loss of will to live, passive suicide, rationale suicide and assisted suicide...

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention in Senior Living Communities

This session will address competencies and skills that aging service professionals need to become competent and comfortable creating senior living communities that promote good mental...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention: It’s All About Connection

Self-directed violence, including fatal and non-fatal suicidal behavior, is a serious public health problem affecting all ages, and exacts a high toll on everyone it...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention: Self-Care for the Care Givers

Working with or caring for people who are suicidal can lead to high levels of stress and possibly secondary trauma. This workshop helped participants identify...

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Suicide Risk Assessment in Clinical Practice

Following last year’s Beyond the Basics keynote presentation by Kelly Posner, PhD., this session will explore the experience and insight gained from over 100,000 assessments...

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2017 • Summit on Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorder

Embracing Substance Use Treatment and Recovery in Primary Care – A Community Approach

September 13, 2017 | Summit on Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorder: Embracing Substance Use Treatment and Recovery in Primary Care – A Community Approach...

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Supporting LGBTQ Youth in Maine

LGBTQ identified youth in Maine report three times the rate of suicide attempts than their peers. Schools and community members can help address this issue...

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2016 • HOPE Conference

Systems Change: One Relationship At A Time

This workshop will provide participants with tools to help them actively work on systems change through legislative action. Participants will see how, through working at...

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2011 • Complexities of Trauma

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study: Trauma as a Public Health Crisis and Implications for Human Services

The keynote presentation by Ann Jennings, PhD, at the 3rd Annual Co-Occurring Disorders Institute: Complexities of Trauma Conference.

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk: The Basics

This workshop will provide an empirically derived approach for the assessment and immediate clinical management of suicide risk. Over the last several years, there has...

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Basics of School-Based Suicide Awareness and Prevention, Including Maine’s New Training Law

This session will provide the audience with an overview of Maine’s new suicide awareness and prevention training law for school personnel that goes into effect...

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2013 • Rx Generation

The Evidence Is In: Why We Need to Develop Alternatives to Psychiatric Medications for Children

The medicating of children in our society with psychiatric drugs began with the prescribing of stimulants to children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder in the...

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2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

The Federal Response to the Opioid Crisis

Dr. Kimberly Johnson — Director of Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — discussed a number of...

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

The Human Rights Imperative for Far, Far More Choices in Mental Health…

David Oaks, a fearless consumer activist and advocate, provided a human rights perspective on the need for more non-drug choices in behavioral health care. Oaks...

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2011 • Complexities of Trauma

The Journey of Mental Health Recovery

From the B1 breakout session led by Daniel Gaiser, LCSW.

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2013 • Rx Generation

The Jury Has Deliberated and the Verdict Is In: No First Use of Psychotropics for Children and Adolescents

This presentation summarized the first day of the conference, discussed implications, and facilitated questions from the participants to the speakers. An examination of clinical trial...

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2015 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Zero Suicide Approach: Providing Suicide Safer Care in Health Care Settings

As a leader in the field of suicide prevention and an effective change-agent, Dr. Hogan will set the stage for change by describing the scope...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Tools for Implementing Suicide Prevention in Primary Care

The focus of this breakout session was on discussing the tools to implementing effective suicide prevention programs in the primary care setting, including training, routine...