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 […]
Project Voice aims to affect change in community perception of addiction and recovery by giving people affected by substance use disorder the opportunity to use their voice to tell their story.
There are multiple reasons why a proven treatment like buprenorphine is not being made more readily available to those living with opioid use disorder.
I knew everything about her pets. I knew their names; I knew their conditions, their ages. I knew how much they were loved. I knew this was how she coped.
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 […]
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.
“The safety and efficacy of these medications (Methadone and Suboxone) are very well established.” But, “Access to treatment continues to be an issue.”
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.
Your entrance fee will help pay for treatment for uninsured clients.
Snag a #CaringCircle selfie and post it on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat. Then, invite your friends to do so, too. Like I said, no brain freeze necessary for this challenge.