OPTIONS website connects people with recovery pathways

The Maine OPTIONS (Overdose Prevention Through Intensive Outreach Naloxone and Safety) Initiative has a new website to connect people with treatment and recovery pathways and remind people that they’re not alone. Check it out at https://knowyouroptions …

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Assessing treatment and recovery services in Western Maine

Maine DHHS is working to assess Maine’s needs for Substance Use Disorder treatment and recovery services and wants to hear from people in western Maine. Can you help? They’re offering gift cards to compensate people for their valuable time and insights …

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No December conference = sad pandas

Normally at this time we’d be busy setting up the community room at the Paris Fire Department for our annual December conference on substance use disorders. Sadly, we needed to postpone this year’s event so we can keep everyone safe. We’ll miss seeing …

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WMARI board members on Senator King’s podcast

Board members Jennifer Small and Matt Baker recently joined Senator Angus King on his podcast for a discussion about recovery in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. We greatly appreciate Ben Tucker, Regional Representative for Senator King, for conn …

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Agenda for October meeting

Our next meeting is on Wednesday, October 7th at 6:00 PM. If you’re on our mailing list, you should’ve already received the meeting reminder, as well as the agenda, minutes from the last meeting, call-in info, and the strategic plan that will be discus …

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Congressman Golden on National Recovery Month

Thanks to Congressman Jared Golden for providing this statement for us, and for the work he’s doing to advance addiction treatment and recovery. “The coronavirus pandemic can be especially isolating for Mainers in recovery. Thankfully, folks across the …

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