Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Prevention
The Prevention Team is committed to preventing and reducing substance abuse and mental illness and related problems by providing leadership, education and support to communities and institutions throughout Maine. The team works to ensure that Mainers can avoid both the personal and societal costs of substance abuse and mental illness. In collaboration with Healthy Maine Partnerships, Drug Free Community Coalitions, communities, consumers and a variety of organizations in the state, the Prevention Team provides funding, technical assistance, data, and training and develops materials and resources to educate the residents of Maine. Wellness is the foundation of a healthy, long and productive life, and is core to the work of prevention services.
- Mental Illness Prevention/Mental Health Promotion
- Find the local Healthy Maine Partnership serving your area.
- Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL)
- Student Intervention Reintegration Program (SIRP)
- Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
- Responsible Gambling and Self Exclusion
- Behavioral Health in the Workplace
- Find Out More, Do More a campaign featuring resources to help parents monitor their teens and help keep them from using alcohol and other drugs.
- Higher Education Alcohol Prevention Partnership (HEAPP)
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Substance Exposed Pregnancies
To read more about the work and philosophy of the Team, see the Strategic Prevention Plan 2013-2018 (PDF, 2.49mb)
Office of Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services, Prevention Team
41 Anthony Ave. ; SHS 11 Augusta, ME 04333-0011
Phone: (207) 287-2595 Fax: (207) 287-8910
TTY: Maine relay: 711