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IPEC Event: Maine Harm Reduction Conference

Forum Interprofessional Education Collaborative

Please join the University of New England, the Collaborative SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment for Substance Use Disorders) Training Grant, the City of Portland’s Public Health Division and the Health Equity Alliance for a series of workshops about ideas and strategies aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with substance use and other high-risk behaviors.

Join a wide array of medical professionals, students, harm reductionists, social service workers, people with substance use experience past and present, law enforcement, and local community allies. This conference will offer workshops and presentations on various topics, Introductory (I), Intermediate (II), and Advanced (III) Tracks will be available.

Topics will include:

  • Reproductive Justice and Substance Use
  • Naloxone Distribution in Maine
  • Overdose Prevention Services
  • Harm Reduction Basics
  • Hepatitis Transmission and Treatment
  • Peer-Led Recovery and Pathways to Support
  • Many more topics 

Register here:
 (Scholarships will be available via registration).
For information about our partnered event, 'Ending the War on Drugs', visit:


Twitter: @UNEIPE #ipeune

Attendance can be applied to the Interprofessional Honors Distinction or CUP.


Driving to Bishop St. Parking/Shuttle to Campus:
UNE operates a shuttle bus* continually between Portland Campus and the Bishop St. Extension Lot (in Portland), Mon-Fri, 7 a.m.–7 p.m. Wait time: Fewer than 10 minutes. 
From Warren Ave: Turn onto Bishop St. (about ¼ mile from the intersection of Warren Ave. and Forest Ave.)
From Forest Ave or Stevens Ave: Please note you cannot turn left onto Bishop St. from Stevens Ave. or Forest Ave. going north. Proceed to the intersection at Warren Ave. and turn left. Bishop St. is about a ¼ mile down Warren Ave.

*The shuttle bus that transports to Portland Campus from the Ext. Lot is a small, unmarked bus. The larger, UNE-branded bus transports passengers back to Biddeford Campus. Please ask Bus Driver to confirm if you are unsure. Parking Map (Bishop St. Lot is #11):

Intercampus Shuttle from Biddeford Campus:



(207) 221-4114

8:00 AM
Innovation Hall, Room 104

Portland Campus