Preventing Opiate and Prescription Drug Misuse Begins at the Medicine Cabinet:
Safe Storage and Disposal of Medications
The goal of the webinar is to provide valuable information regarding the National Drug Take Back program, including the latest data on statewide utilization of the program. The webinar will also provide information on how safe storage and disposal programs are implemented at the local level, and how medical and behavioral health professionals can collaborate to increase the awareness, utilization and impact of these programs.
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Meet the Trainers
Sheriff Troy Morton
Penobscot County Sheriff
Sheriff Morton was elected Penobscot County Sheriff in November of 2014, and assumed his new position in January 2015. He is currently an executive member of Maine Sheriffs’ Association and Legislative Committee. In 2016 he was appointed to the Maine County Commissioner’s Committee representing the Maine Sheriff’s Association. Sheriff Morton was also appointed by Governor Paul R. LePage to the Maine Commission on Domestic Assault and Sexual Abuse. Sheriff Morton’s career with the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office expands more than 25 years. He started his career in the corrections division, before being promoted to rural patrol, investigations and supervision. During this time he completed specialized training from the National Institute of Correction, FBI, National Sheriffs’ Institute and International Chiefs of Police. Sheriff Morton’s continued education includes a degree in criminal justice. He currently serves on several committees focusing on crimes against seniors, mental health issues and substance abuse challenges.
Corrie Brown, LMSW, PS-C Health Promotion Manager
Substance Use Prevention
Corrie is a Substance Abuse Prevention Manager at Healthy Androscoggin. She received her master’s degree in social work, specializing in Macro Practice, from Boston College in 2008 and her bachelor’s degree in social work from Regis College in 2000. Previously, Corrie has worked in the areas of mental health, home health, and prevention.