An article about our Maine Nursing Preceptor Education Program appeared in the Feb/Mar/Apr 2020 issue of the ANA Maine Journal.
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Lunder-Dineen in the News
ANA Maine Journal – Calling Maine’s Experienced and Invested Nurses Far and Wide
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nursing Profession
Lunder-Dineen presentation at Mass General Nurses Week
It’s time for physicians to ask patients about their drinking
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.