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Dec 17, 2019

Maine Calling — Alcohol & Binge Drinking in Maine: Alcohol Use Disorder and What Can Be Done to Help

On December 17, 2019, Denise O’Connell (by phone), senior program manager, Lunder-Dineen Health Education Alliance of Maine, discussed the Time to Ask initiative on this program dealing with alcohol misuse and binge drinking in Maine.

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Oct 16, 2018

MOTIVATE on WVOM FM – Senior Talk

On September 30, Lunder-Dineen MOTIVATE Advisory team members spoke with Senior Talk’s show host and moderator Carol Higgins Taylor about maintaining good oral health in older adults. The advisory team members included Lenard W. Kaye, DSW, PhD; Demi Kouzounas, DMD; and Timothy Oh. DMD, FACD, FPFA, FICD. They discussed how studies show a correlation between oral health and overall health.

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Oct 16, 2018

Time to Ask on WVOM FM – Senior Talk

On September 30, Lunder-Dineen Time to Ask advisory team members participated in the WVOM Senior Talk show. Lunder-Dineen guests included Stephanie Nichols, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP; Mary Lindsey Smith, PhD, MSW; and Lenard W. Kaye, DSW, PhD to discuss the impacts of substance use in the older adult population with show host/moderator Carol Higgins-Taylor. It is important for seniors, family members, and caregivers to understand the risks and effects of alcohol use in older adults. 

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Sep 26, 2017

Time to Ask on WZON AM620 – The Pulse

On September 26, Lunder-Dineen Time to Ask Advisory team members participated in the WZON, The Pulse, AM 620 show.  Mass General's John F. Kelly, PhD, ABPP joined Shawn Yardley, BSW, MBA, CEO of Community Concepts, and show host/moderator Don Cookson, to discuss the impacts of substance use, the importance of fostering and supporting those in recovery and recovery-oriented resources and programs for individuals and families across the state. 

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Sep 15, 2017

Good Morning Maine — Noah's Notes

On September 15, Bruce Campbell, LCSW, LADC, CCS from Wellspring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services and the Bangor Area Recovery Network joined Dr. Noah Nesin, MD, FAAFP from Penobscot Community Health Care and Lunder-Dineen adviser, for the Noah's Notes segment of Good Morning Maine to discuss National Recovery Month and the issues facing Maine.  National Recovery Month is the time to take action and help raise awareness for programs that strengthen our communities against substance use disorders.

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Jun 6, 2017

The Nursing Profession

Jun 1, 2017

Lunder-Dineen presentation at Mass General Nurses Week

Apr 27, 2017

It’s time for physicians to ask patients about their drinking

Apr 18, 2017

Noah's Notes segment of FOX ABC Maine 's Good Morning Maine

April marks Alcohol Awareness Month. In this month's segment, we sit down with Dr. Noah Nesin, MD, FAAFP, of PCHC - Penobscot Community Health Care and special guest, Denise O'Connell, LCSW, CCM, CCP, to discuss the importance of understanding our state and livelihood.

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Apr 11, 2017

Time to Ask on WZON AM620 – The Pulse

In April 2017, Lunder-Dineen guests participated in a radio program on WZON AM620 — The Pulse to discuss Time to Ask/unhealthy alcohol use during April’s Alcohol Awareness month. Time to Ask Pilot advisory team members Shawn Yardley, BSW, MBA and Mark Publicker, and Denise O’Connell, LCSW, our senior program manager, contributed to the program.

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