Tobacco Treatment and Prevention Conference

This conference brings nationally recognized speakers and local experts together to discuss a wide array of tobacco treatment and prevention topics, new research and innovative approaches to tobacco control. It also provides an opportunity to network with other tobacco treatment professionals from across the state.

Thank you to all who attended the 2022 Tobacco Treatment & Prevention Conference

The 2022 event featured a broad array of speakers and more than 200 participants from across Maine and the US. Highlights from the agenda can be seen below. For information about professional development opportunities, sign up for our free e-newsletter and visit our calendar of events.

Highlights of the 2022 Conference

Evolving Nicotine and Tobacco Products: The Emerging Challenges and How to Move Forward

 

Keynote Speaker:

Matthew L. Myers, President

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

 

 

Download the full conference agenda

Presentations:

  • Cognitive and Behavioral Strategies for Promoting Tobacco Treatment, Dr. Joanna Streck, Clinical Psychologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • E-Cigarettes – “When Reality Doesn’t Match Hope,” Matthew L. Myers, President & CEO, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
  • Tobacco Treatment Medications: Supporting Health Professionals in Maximizing Use and Effectiveness of Pharmacotherapy, Dr. Christopher Buttarazzi, Addiction Psychiatrist, Maine Behavioral Healthcare and MMC Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Achieving a Tobacco-Free Generation: Legal Innovation, Katharine B. Silbaugh, Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy Tobacco Treatment Toolkits to Promote Smoking Cessation Among People Receiving Medication for Opioid Use Disorder, Jennifer Lyon-Horne, Program Manger of the Best Practices Core, Center for Rural Addiction, University of Vermont & Dr. Elias Klemperer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Vermont
  • My Life, My Quit: A Tailored Nicotine Cessation Program for Youth, Sarah Rines, Program Manager, MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence & Dr. Thomas Ylioja, Clinical Director, Health Initiatives Programs, National Jewish Health
  • Examining the Role of E-Cigarettes in Public Health: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go from Here? Dr. Krysten Bold, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine

Please direct questions to about the Tobacco Treatment and Prevention Conference to [email protected] 

The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence administers tobacco treatment trainings on behalf of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC), Maine Department of Health and Human Services.

For information about professional development opportunities, sign up for our free e-newsletter and visit our calendar of events.