Resources


Conference Materials

2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Coming Out and Substance Abuse

For over four decades, and in spite of reports of elevated risk of suicidal behavior for LGBT individuals, little attention has been given to this...

Conference Materials

2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

Conference to discuss possible connection between opiate addiction, mental health

A brief article and video about the conference from WCSH-6. AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — People working in both the mental health and substance abuse...

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2016 • Integrating Tobacco Treatment

Creating a Realistic Checklist — Revised with Input from Workshop Participants

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...

Conference Materials

2012 • Making it Work: Implementing Seeking Safety

Creating Trauma-Informed Correctional Care: A Balance of Goals and Environment

From the European Journal of Psychotraumatology 2012.

David Mee-Lee’s Tips and Topics

David Mee-Lee, MD is a leading expert in co-occurring substance use and mental disorders. His monthly blog, “Tips and Topics,” explores subjects and solutions drawn...

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2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

Discrimination and the Opioid Crisis

Nick Szubiak — Integrated Health Consultant, National Council for Behavioral Health — has over 15 years of experience in direct service, administration and clinical supervision....

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...

Conference Materials

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...

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2015 • DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care | Part I

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care — a full-day workshop in four sections, presented by David V. Mays, MD, PhD, on...

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2015 • DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care | Part II-a

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care — a full-day workshop in four sections, presented by David V. Mays, MD, PhD, on...

Conference Materials

2015 • DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care | Part II-b

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care — a full-day workshop in four sections, presented by David V. Mays, MD, PhD, on...

Conference Materials

2015 • DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care | Part III

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care — a full-day workshop in four sections, presented by David V. Mays, MD, PhD, on...

Conference Materials

2015 • DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care | Part IV

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care — a full-day workshop in four sections, presented by David V. Mays, MD, PhD, on...

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...

Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare

ESCAPE FIRE: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare tackles one of the most pressing issues of our time: how can we save our badly broken...

Conference Materials

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.

Faces & Voices of Recovery

Faces & Voices of Recovery is dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs,...

Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

The first-ever Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health reviews what we know about substance misuse and how you can use that knowledge to...

Fostering Resiliency in Children and Youth: Four Basic Steps for Families, Educators, and Other Caring Adults

From the Adolescent Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Training Initiative, 2000—2001.

Frequently Asked Questions about Opioid Overdose

This pamphlet includes information on how to identify and what to do in the event of an opioid overdose.