Join the Western Maine Addiction Recovery Initiative as they host the 18th Annual Basics of Substance Use Disorder Conference (formerly known as Basics of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Conference) on Friday, December 7th from 8:00am-4:00pm at the Paris fire Department, 137 Western Ave., South Paris, Maine.

The keynote speaker for this event is Dr. Mark Publicker – Past President of Northern NE Society of Addiction Medicine. He speaks of Substance Use and its harmful effects on a person’s overall health and well-being. A variety of other speakers, from law enforcement to behavioral health specialists, will share how Substance Use Disorder has continued to be an overwhelming epidemic in our communities and what you can do to help reduce the stigma and support recovery.

A Narcan training will also be available from 4pm-5pm after the conference for anyone interested. Just let Daphne know you’re interested when registering.

REGISTRATION FORM: 2018 Conference form FINAL Schedule 07312017

Registrations can be emailed to Daphne Mcallister at or call 739-2644 for assistance.