Public Health Alerts and Resources:

CDC - Winnable Battle Areas

CDC - Winnable Battle Areas: Powerpoint  
(Winnable Battles are public health priorities with large-scale impact on health and known effective strategies to address them)

CDC - Centers for Disease Control - United States

Maine CDC (Center for Disease Control) & Bureau of Health, Maine

Maine Health Alert Network (MaineHan) 

Poison Control Center (Northern New England)

Medical Associations and Organizations in Maine:

Maine Cancer Foundation 
(Maine's statewide Cancer Prevention, Detection & Care Partnership - formerly Maine Cancer Consortium)

Maine Medical Association

Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians

Pediatrics - American Academy of Pediatrics, Maine Chapter

Maine Medical Professionals Health Program 
Proudly supporting the wellness of Maine's healthcare professionals by providing monitoring, advocacy, treatment resources, referrals, outreach and education for over 30 years.

Reproductive Health Access Project Maine Cluster (RHAP) 
The Maine Cluster brings together primary care clinicians interested in providing and advocating for abortion, contraception, and early pregnancy loss care. The Cluster meets 3-4 times a year and engages in a variety of activities, including clinical training, advocacy, and peer support.

Maine - Local Public Health Districts
To improve coordinated delivery of essential public health services, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Maine Legislature approved the establishment of eight public health districts.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Maine 
At VA Maine Healthcare System, our health care teams are deeply experienced and guided by the needs of Veterans, their families, and caregivers. Find a health facility near you, and manage your health online. Sign up for community events and updates.

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program Women, Infant, and Children Nutrition Program (WIC): Maine 
WIC provides complete nutrition care for thousands of Maine families, helping Maine kids to grow up strong and healthy. WIC food benefits are available based on income guidelines and up-to-date nutrition research. This website seeks to serve all Maine families with free nutrition advice, tips for staying healthy, and resources for growing families, including breastfeeding and chestfeeding information and support.

 From the First Tooth - Maine 
From the First Tooth
integrates early oral health prevention into medical practices by teaching healthcare providers how to provide a basic oral health assessment, apply fluoride varnish and provide counseling to parents about proper oral health care for children from the eruption of the first tooth to their three year well-child visit. The application of fluoride varnish is a quick and easy process that takes only a couple of minutes.

Educational Resources:

American Family Physician – By Topic 
AFP editors have identified our best collection of information on the most commonly sought topics and assembled it here for your convenience. The editors will periodically add to these to ensure that they remain as useful as possible. This is the core of AFP; we hope you find it useful.

AAFP Disaster Preparedness Resources 
Disasters and emergencies can happen at any time, and family physicians will be a critical resource. Are you prepared? Is your practice prepared? Find the resources you need to be prepared for many kinds of disasters, from natural events like hurricanes to pandemic influenza.

Choosing Wisely
Search recommendations from the Choosing Wisely Campaign by keyword, topic areas, sponsor, or source. 
Trusted medical advice from the American Academy of Family Physicians. Tailored for patients and families.

University of Wisconsin Osher Center for Integrative Health Modules 
Clinician and patient resources for integrative health.

Mental Health

Maine Pediatric & Behavioral Health Partnership  
The mission of the partnership is to educate, support and empower pediatric care providers through training and ongoing web-based and telephonic patient care consultations with behavioral health providers.

National Alliance on Mental Illness: Maine 
NAMI Maine provides advocacy, education, and support so that all individuals, families, and communities affected by mental illness can live fulfilling lives.

Mental health resources and navigation to find mental health professionals by location.

Smoking Cessation in Maine

The Maine Tobacco HelpLine (Quitlink)
Offers friendly, confidential, and non-judgmental support to people thinking about quitting, who are ready to quit, or who may just have questions. 

Tobacco Cessation Tools & Resources from AAFP

Improve your patient care with toolkits, coding and payment information, and patient education.