Scarborough Starts Heroin Treatment Program

Scarborough starts heroin treatment program
The initiative is in response to a surge in overdoses, some of them fatal, in Maine from heroin and from heroin laced with fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opiate. The police department has partnered with Liberty Bay Recovery Center in Portland and … Read more on Press Herald

Talking heroin in Boothbay Harbor
Last week, the Lincoln County Healthcare community committee, which meets monthly at St. Andrews Family Care Center, heard from local and state professionals about Maine's opiate epidemic and efforts to counter it. Holly Stover, a community volunteer … Read more on Boothbay Register

For parents of heroin addicts, what-ifs can persist
That struggle is amplified by the complexities of heroin addiction and the medical system in which patients and their families find themselves, said Dr. J. Craig Allen, the medical director of Rushford Center. “This isn't something you cure … Read more on

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