This free training will address the stigma of opioid use disorder, local treatment resources, and prevention strategies for communities and individuals in Central & Western Maine.

This event is open to health care professionals and community members.  CMEs are pending. 


8:30 a.m.     Registration

9:00 a.m.     Welcome & Introductions 

9:30 a.m.      Addressing the Opioid Epidemic with Commission of Maine Department of Public Safety Michael Sauschauk, 

10:15 a.m.    Stretch Break

10:30 a.m.    The Power of Treatment  with Trip Gardner, MD Psychiatrist, Medical Director, Clinical Director at Penobscot Community Health Care 

12:00 p.m.    My Story of Recovery - TBA 

12:30 p.m.    Networking Lunch

1:15 p.m.      Stigma Quiz & Discussion with Ashley McCarthy

1:45 p.m.      What Can You Do? Prevention at Home & in the Community with Katherine Lemeiux and Sabrina Lopizzo 

2:15 p.m.      Closing & Evaluations


For More Information  

Please contact Program Coordinator Karen Kidder-Garland at 207-779-2018 or 

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