MAFP 29th Annual Family Medicine Update- Virtual Event - 
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Fri, May 21 & Sat, 22, 2021

The MAFP has decided to make 2021's Annual UPDATE a Virtual Event. 
The decision was made after carefully considering public health & safety, as well as uncertainties related to COVID-19 travel & meeting restrictions.

 

Maine Responds Emergency Health Volunteer System, the online registration system for public health, healthcare and emergency response volunteers for the State of Maine.  HERE



CDC Alerts, HAN Alerts & more COVID-19 Resources - HERE

 

The signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety in the first session of the AAFP's behavioral health educational series, "Managing Anxiety and Depression in Your Practice." Tune in live at 7 p.m. CT and earn CME. You can join the webinar via the links below:

warmline   

The FrontLine WarmLine is available to clinicians and first responders from 8 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week by calling (207) 221-8196 or 866-367-4440

A joint effort of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Maine Department of Public Safety's Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians, The Opportunity Alliance, Maine Psychological Association, and the Maine Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, the FrontLine Warmline serves health care professionals, such as physicians, nurses and counselors, as well as emergency medical services personnel, law enforcement, and others who are directly responding to the pandemic in Maine.  


MAINE RESPONDS is our state’s Public Health Volunteer system, an online registration platform for public health, healthcare, and supporting volunteers for the State of Maine.   Sign up today!    

    

S
ocial Determinants of Health Toolkit

The EveryONE Project, developed by the AAFP's Center for Diversity and Health Equity, released a screening toolkit to help family physicians assess patients' social determinants of health. The toolkit contains an outline of a team-based approach to SDOH screening, questions for determining a patient's social needs, and resources and tools to help plan how to address deficiencies.


COVID19 - Maine CDC Public Health Advisories & Updates - HERE


Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resources -  Maine CDC

Teen Suicide (AAFP)

for Physicians:  Immediate Action Protocol: A Tool to Help Your Practice Assess Suicidal Patients


Opioid Crisis:

AAFP, Other Groups Issue Joint Principles on Opioid Crisis as Organizations Call for Congressional Action to Fight the Epidemic

Opioid Resource Page - Prescribing, the Maine Law, Resources, Education


Donate Unused Medical Supplies & DME

"Partners for World Health" - a non-profit based in Portland Maine - accepting donations - Information
Their mission- "to collect unused medical supplies from local medical facilities (hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, etc.) and individuals, and to distribute those medical supplies to international communities in need


Members in the News

If you have news or know of a MAFP Member who is making news - Please contact the MAFP office.  Use subject line "Member News"


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