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$5M to help community health centers combat substance use disorders

Seventeen community health centers in Maine will receive almost $5 million through the Health Resources and Services Administration to help individuals and families overcome substance use disorders an... read more

Portland health center gets $1.7M grant to open South Portland office

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A new community health center will open in December in the Redbank-Brick Hill neighborhood with help from a federal ... as well as treatment for chronic disease, mental health ... read more

15 NH projects get more than $2.8 million in federal funds

Created by the U.S. Congress in 2008, the NBRC is a federal-state partnership whose mission is to help alleviate economic distress and help the region grow throughout 36 northern counties of Maine ... ... read more

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Med student's module teaches detection and reversal of opioid overdoses

The 23-year-old medical student at UMass Medical School developed a module that will be used to train patients at Spectrum Health Systems ... addiction and the safer treatment of pain, specifically ab... read more

Grants Awarded For Inspiring Health Games Research

12 universities were awarded $200,000 grants for innovative research concepts that will either develop new games or use existing commercial games to address specific health ... with alcohol abuse or d... read more

Maine program to help children of drug addicts seeks to change culture

The grant was awarded to 17 groups ... including the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, social service agencies, court officials, health care organizations, substance abuse treatment cente... read more

New app maps overdose epidemic in real time

And there has been no consistent, timely nationwide data available on drug overdoses. The U.S. Centers for ... And public health officials can direct training and distribution of naloxone to the affec... read more

Mid Coast Hospital is first in Maine to prescribe Suboxone in ER

Mid Coast Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, and is recognized as a Magnet facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for exceptional nursing and patient care. In a new initiati... read more

JAFFE: Counterproductive craziness at federal agency

often try to get their ill family members court-ordered treatment before they become dangerous. But SAMHSA stands in the way. Involuntary treatment can help psychotic ... of Mental Health, the Nationa... read more

For One Rural Community, Fighting Addiction Started With Recruiting The Right Doctor

Central to their plan was hiring a physician who could lead the new program, and could prescribe the addiction treatment ... of the Maine Rural Health Research Center. "That's exactly the way it shoul... read more

Your Kid on Heroin: It Could Happen

"Now we're back in the cycle where sedating drugs are quite popular, for lack of a better word," says Offutt, founder of the teen health website Real Talk With Dr. Offutt. Opioid drugs suppress the ce... read more

NH's budget shame: The nearly empty Alcohol Fund

They created a dedicated fund to finance substance abuse treatment and prevention programs. For the last 12 years, Concord has starved the fund. The cost in destroyed lives has been brutal. Of all the ... read more

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