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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MEET OUR TEAM

IMPACT NUMBERS 2019

Trainings & Conferences
379
Programs Managed
12
Workforce Development
11596
Collaborative Partnerships
83

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY?

“I think that AdCare presents well organized, interesting, and comfortable trainings, with the best food. I don’t know how the team gets it all done, but in all the years I have been attending events, AdCare’s are always the best!”

“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.

Latest News

Spread the Word: People with substance use disorders, mood disorders and schizophrenia are now eligible to get a COVID19 booster shot per CDC guidance

This CDC webpage provides an evidence-based resource for healthcare providers caring for patients with underlying medical conditions who are at higher risk of developing severe outcomes of COVID-19. Severe outcomes are defined […]

New England PTTC Newsletter | October 2021 Edition

The eleventh edition of our bi-monthly newsletter is available. This month’s edition features the National Youth Substance Use Prevention Month, Information Sheet – Overview of Connecticut Cannabis Legalization Law PA […]

The Prevention Space: Clarifying the Role of Professionals in the Workforce

The Scope of Practice Podcast recently talked with Sandra DelSesto (RI), a national leader in the development of the role delineation and training for prevention professionals, and Scott Gagnon, Director […]

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