OUR SERVICES

TRAININGS & EVENTS

We bring audiences quality continuing education with expert, nationally recognized trainers. Our events offer professional growth and success.

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Our program management services build capacity, increase awareness, and enhance knowledge and skills for professionals and organizations.

PROFESSIONALS

Our goal is to enhance professionals and the workforce in the prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery of substance use disorders, behavioral health, and other public health issues.

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WHAT ELSE DO WE PROVIDE?

Behavioral Health & Substance Use Disorders Services

We provide support, trainings, and specialized services for the the development of Maine behavioral health professionals in the fields of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. We serve as one of three Maine Behavioral Health Workforce Development Collaborative (MBHWDC) partners.

Prevention Training/Technical Assistance Services

We provide program support, trainings, and technical assistance for the prevention workforce in Maine, and in New England, serving as the New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center (New England PTTC).

Problem Gambling Services

We coordinate services including training and development, in addition to managing the network of non­-casino self­-exclusion sites and administrative oversight of the Gambling Addiction Treatment Network of providers.

Public Health and Health Care Emergency Preparedness Services

We provide program development support for multiple public health and health care emergency preparedness services in Maine.

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IMPACT NUMBERS 2018

Trainings & Conferences
123
Programs Managed
11
Workforce Development
5520
Collaborative Partnerships
45

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY?

“The presenter had a deep understanding of the topic and was able to get us to demonstrate new skills. I found this very worthwhile.”

“I’ve been to many conferences in the field the past 20 years. This conference has been one of the best. I feel reenergized & excited to use new tools.”

“I think this was an excellent training and really enjoyed the case study to discuss more information. This training helped me to get connected to more resources.”

WHO WE ARE

We bring audiences quality continuing education with expert speakers. Our events and program management services offer growth to professionals in the fields of substance use disorders, behavioral health, and public health. We value helping professionals succeed and share the vision of our community.

About Us

The mission of AdCare Educational Institute is to advance knowledge, skills, and awareness in the prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery of substance use disorders, behavioral health, and related public health issues.

The Institute accomplishes its mission through the development and implementation of high quality, yet affordable training programs and educational events. Activities are offered to individuals and organizations who directly or indirectly encounter problems associated with substance use disorders, mental health or are affected by other public health issues.

From a humble beginning, the agency has grown significantly and currently has offices in Worcester, Massachusetts and Augusta, Maine. The New England branch is co-located in the Augusta office.

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