Governor Mills Opioid Response Summit & Seminars

Governor Mills Opioid Response Summit & Seminars are part of the state’s strong commitment to fighting the opioid epidemic. The Summit and Seminars convene leaders from across Maine to share ideas, strategies, and best practices to help Maine people and families affected by this public health crisis. The summit’s theme reflects the personal and societal challenges of substance use disorder and opportunities to build a better, kinder future together. Seminars are held on the first Friday of every month from 11:30-12:30, see the link below to register.

 

THE 2021-2022 SUMMIT & SEMINAR SERIES


SAVE THE DATE: Governor Mills’ 4th Annual Opioid Response Summit on July 11, 2022, at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.

SEMINAR 1 in the 2021-2022 Summit Series
Held on September 10, 2021

Maine Naloxone Distribution Initiative (MNDI)

SEMINAR 2 in the 2021-2022 Summit Series
Held on October 1, 2021

New Overdose Spike Alert System

SEMINAR 3 in the 2021-2022 Summit SeriesScheduled November 5, 2021

OPTIONS Program

SEMINAR 4 in the 2021-2022 Summit Series
Held on December 3, 2021
 

Staying connected from a distance: How to build and maintain therapeutic relationships using telehealth

SEMINAR 5 in the 2021-2022 Summit Series
Held on January 7, 2022
 

The Road Ahead, looking back on 2021 and Maine’s Opioid Response strategy and priorities for 2022.

SEMINAR 6 in the 2021-2022 Summit Series
Held on February 4, 2022
 

Connecting Communities of Recovery, Inside and Outside of Maine’s Correctional Facilities

SEMINAR 7 in the 2021-2022 Summit Series
Held on March 4, 2022
 

Invisible Disability: Overdose, Brain Injury, and the Impact of Cognitive Impairment on Service Delivery and Treatment

SEMINAR 8 in the 2021-2022 Summit Series
Held onMay 6, 2022
 

Responding to the Epidemic within a Pandemic: Shatterproof’s Approach to Addressing Addiction

 

THE 2020-2021 SUMMIT & SEMINAR SERIES

 

THE 2021 SUMMIT
Held July 15, 2021

Governor Mills 3rd Annual Opioid Response Summit

The annual summit is part of the state’s commitment to fighting the opioid epidemic and convenes leaders from around Maine to share ideas, strategies, and best practices to help Maine people affected by this crisis. The summit’s theme, “Perseverance, Prevention, and Promise,” reflects the personal and societal challenges of substance use disorder and the conditions needed to advance and support recovery.

 

LIVE STREAM 1
Held on July 15, 2021

 

 

 

LIVE STREAM 2
Held on July 15, 2021

 

 

 

LIVE STREAM 3
Held on July 15, 2021

 

 

 

THE 2020 SUMMIT
Held July 23, 2020

Governor Mills 2nd Annual Opioid Response Summit

The annual summit is part of the state’s commitment to fighting the opioid epidemic and convenes leaders from around Maine to share ideas, strategies, and best practices to help Maine people affected by this crisis. The summit’s theme, “Compassion, Community, Connection,” reflects the personal and societal challenges of substance use disorder and the conditions needed to advance and support recovery.

 

FIRST SEMINAR
Held on September 4, 2020

Harm Reduction Access in Maine

 

 

SECOND SEMINAR
Held on October 2, 2020

Reducing Healthcare Professional’s Stigma Toward Persons with Opioid Use Disorder

 

THIRD SEMINAR
Held on November 6, 2020

The Workflow: Preparing Primary Care Sites to Integrate Medication Assisted Treatment