All posts by Alan Comeau

Bangor Area Recovery Network a Vital Local Resource

The Bangor Area Recovery Network (BARN) has many offerings scheduled and listed below. Highlighting some of the Upcoming & On-going BARN Events – November/December 2017 Tapping into Healing; Trauma, Stress and Anxiety Release Where/When: BARN; Wednesdays Nov. 1 – January 17; 1p.m. – 2p.m. (drop in ok) Description: Learn breakthrough approaches, using cutting edge techniques, […]

New Vermont Campaign Aims to Tackle Young Adult Opiate Abuse

The Rescue Agency and the Vermont Department of Health have created a campaign called, “Over the Dose,” which targets young adults, with the goal of Reducing Recreational and Misuse of Prescription Pain Relievers among this vulnerable population. The website states that, “Despite opioid misuse becoming an epidemic, many young adults lack understanding about the risks […]

Getting to Know Your Recovery Team

The Recovery Research Institute is a leading nonprofit research institute of Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, dedicated to the advancement of addiction treatment & recovery. Their website is a tremendous resource (www.recoveryanswers.org), and we thought it would be helpful to share the following graphic they have developed with you.

New state program looks to support parents living with addiction

As with any serious, chronic illness, substance use disorder sends ripples that emanate from the individual living with the disorder to others. This dynamic can be especially traumatic for families when that person is a parent, and that is why the state of Maine has combined two evidence-based programs to create the Maine Enhanced Parenting Project. While it […]