Tag Archives: heroin

‘We need to show that it is possible’: Young Maine man shares story of recovery

Ryan’s personal story isn’t about how he got lost in the depths of opioid use disorder but an honest account of his challenges and triumphs in treatment and recovery, the support of his family, the love for his daughter, and his focus on getting an education and starting a new job.

Come to a town hall event tomorrow to talk about preventing and treating opioid addiction

The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department and the Bangor Police Department will host a prescription take-back event on site. Please bring any unused prescriptions you wish to safely dispose of.

The story of a local journalist’s journey with a young man addicted to heroin and the system that failed him

As the meeting of the CHLB public relations team got started last week, Erin Rhoda had a somber announcement. For the past two-and-a-half years, she told us, she had been following the life and struggles of a young Augusta man named Garrett Brown. Garrett had lost his battle to addiction. I gasped, and my heart dropped as […]