Presentations for Prevention Providers
The following is a collection of powerpoint presentations that the original presenters have permitted us to share on this site. One hour audio calls are also included here.
Myths vs. Reality: Top 10 Myths About Underage Drinking
Prepared by Maine's Environmental Substance Abuse Prevention Center (MESAP). Uses research data to counter some of the common beliefs surrounding underage drinking. Originally presented at the 2006 Underage Drinking Summits. Meeting Tools and Handouts
Substance Abuse Trends In Maine
Presentation by Tim Diomede at the 2012 Healthy Maine Partnership Regional Provider meetings.
This introduction to environmental strategies was adaped from a presentation by Becky Ireland of the Higher Education Alcohol Prevention Project (HEAPP) and Mary Bourque of the Partnership for a Tobacco Free Maine (PTFM).
Environmental Prevention Strategies: Putting Theory into Practice
This is an introduction to environmental strategies developed by SAMHSA for prevention providers and practioners.
This comprehensive presentation by Howard Wolfe, Director of the New England Inhalant Abuse Prevention Coalition, explains inhalant abuse in depth and how it differs from other drugs of abuse. It discusses both prevention strategies and aspects of treatment. (2006)
This presentation by Harvey Weiss, Director of the National Inhalant Prevention Coalition covers prevention strategies, raising awareness and resources in the 2005 National Inhalant and Poisons Prevention Awareness Week (NIPAW) kit. (2006)
Law Enforcement & Community Coalitions: Collaborating to Reduce Underage Drinking
This presentation was presented at the Northwest Alcohol Conference on July 29, 2010 by Maryann Harakall.
Hancock County Underage Drinking Task Force
This presentation was presented at the Northwest Alcohol Conference on July 29, 2010 by Deputy Christopher Thornton from the Hancock County Sheriffs Office.
Shoulder Taps (2/24/2009) This powerpoint describes the implementation of Shoulder Tap Operations.
The following powerpoints were presented at the May 17th & 18th, 2007 Law Enforcement Training in Portland, ME.
Tobacco Use: Data and Resources to Help Users Quit (Presented by Joanne Joy, Exec. Dir. of Healthy Communities of the Capital Area, Nov 15, 2013) Powerpoint Presentation, PDF
Update from the Maine Prescription Monitoring Program (Presented by John Lipovsky, PMP Coordinator, Oct. 3, 2013) Powerpoint Presentation, PDF
Snapshots and Trends: 2013 Comparison of Maine Public Health Districts (Presented by Tim Diomede, Sept. 2013) Powerpoint presentation, PDF
Using a Tech-Based Tip Program to Detect and Intervene with Underage Drinking (Presented by Heidi Tucker, CASA, Michael Carter, Sagadahoc County Communications Center, Brett Strout, Sagadahoc County Sheriff's Office & Benjamin Donner, TipSoft Corp. -- 2/26/13). Powerpoint presentation.
Institutional Review Board (IRB) (Presented by Lliam Harrison, Director of Research Integrity, UNE & Jennifer Hutchinson, Research Compliance Specialist UNE -- 4/13/12)
Prescription Monitoring Program (Presented by Trish LaPera, PMP Coordinator, Maine Office of Substance Abuse -- 5/18/12)
Media Literacy and Prevention (Presented by William L. Paterson, Substance Abuse Prevention Project Director, UNE -- 6/1/12)
Utilizing CESN Data with the Strategic Prevention Framework (Presented by Sarah Goan and Tim Diomede -- 8/23/12) Powerpoint presentation
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Drug-Affected Babies: Framework, Challenges and Opportunities (Presented by Amanda Edgar, FASD/DAB State Coordinator -- 9/19/12) Powerpoint presentation
The Basics of Public Health
Developed by Brenda M. Joly, Maine Center for Public Health. This presentation for a general audience answers the question "What is public health?" It covers 10 essential services, determinants of health and achievements in the field.
Teen Drinking: The Facts, the Risks and Potential Solutions
Using data from OSA's "Do You Know" campaign, this presentation addresses the problem of underage drinking and offers tips on what parents and communities can do. (2003)
Find Out More, Do More
Using data from OSA's "Find Out More, Do More" campaign, this presentation explores what parents can do to prevent underage drinking and offers monitoring and modeling tips.
Planning & Evaluation
To Evaluate or Not… OneME Stand United for Prevention
This is a presentation by RTI which focuses on the "how" and "why" of program evaluation and targets community coalitions and state level programs. (2003)
Overview to the Guide for Assessing Needs and Resources and Selecting Science-Based Programs Covers how to do a needs assessment, gather data, develop a community profile, select programs and prepare for evaluation. Created by Hornby Zeller Associates. (2003)
Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents
This presentation by Michelle Inman covers national and local trends in adolescent use, how adolescent substance abuse differs from adult substance abuse, signs of use and how to help. The target audience is parents, teachers and those involved in youth services. (2006)
Employee Education: Working Partners for an Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace
Ready-to-use slide presentation from the U.S. Dept. of Labor that employers can use to educate employees about their organization’s drug-free workplace policy and the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse. Accompanying employee handouts.
Supervisor Training: Working Partners for an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace
Ready-to-use slide presentation from the U.S. Dept. of Labor that employers can use as part of training for supervisors on recognizing symptoms of substance abuse and making referrals to help based on performance problems. Accompanying supervisor handouts.
Substance Abuse - When it Affects the Workplace
This presentation by OSA's Geoff Miller provides Maine and national data on substance abuse in the workforce, its cost to employers, and resources to address the problem.