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Webinar: Tobacco Use & Cancer: Strategies to Address Use and Deliver Treatment

01/14/21 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar addresses the challenges presented when treating patients with tobacco use disorder who are also cancer survivors. Topics covered include the prevalence and negative impact of tobacco use, basic neurobiology of substance use disorders, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions, and pharmacotherapy. Presenter: Edward Perka Jr, Tobacco Treatment Educator, MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence

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Webinar: Addressing Vaping in the Healthcare Setting Part 2: Looking Toward the Future – Research & Strategies for Treatment

02/10/21 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Electronic Nicotine Delivery systems also known as ENDS, have notable implications for youth, predominantly as youth are vulnerable to the long-term effects of nicotine dependence.  However, work still needs to be done to determine best practices for youth treatment.  Through discussing treatment strategies and exploring case studies, this webinar will share various approaches for treatment for youth who are addicted to nicotine, or show signs of nicotine addiction, as well as resources available for youth, young adults, and those working…

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MYAN Training: Community Driven Research with Youth

02/23/21 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Presented by the Maine Youth Action Network: This training will debunk myths and assumptions about research and will aim to help participants understand the importance of youth experience and expertise in social change efforts. Participants will gain an understanding of community-driven research and will leave the training with actionable strategies for recruiting and co-researching local issues in partnership with youth leaders. This training is virtual and runs for 90 minutes.  

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