Since debuting its first video on October 2, Project Voice has reached more than 39,000 people in the Greater Bangor region and beyond. The success of this project is due in large part to the courage of people willing to share their stories of recovery in a public forum. Project Voice is a project of […]
The Bangor Area Recovery Network (BARN), located at 142 Center Street in Brewer, is a tremendous community resource that seeks to assist individuals as they pursue recovery from addiction (http://www.bangorrecovery.org/). While the primary purpose of the BARN is to help individuals on their path to recovery from addiction, a secondary purpose is to support “affected […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
PCHC Pharmacies and Pharmacy Residency Programs are please to host a Medication Take Back Day and Brown Bag Event on October 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Brewer Medical Center, 735 Wilson Street, Brewer. Pharmacists from Penobscot Community Health Care welcome everyone to stop by to safely and freely dispose of their old and […]
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 […]