Focusing on Maine’s most innocent victims

Focusing on Maine’s most innocent victims

Gordon Smith, the former executive vice president of the Maine Medical Association, was chosen as the state’s first Director of Opioid Response by Gov. Janet Mills in January. Photo by Fred J. Field. Focusing on Maine’s most innocent victims Figuring out how to stop...
Born to Drugs: JP’s journey

Born to Drugs: JP’s journey

Born to Drugs:Maine’s most innocent victims Jay Patrick Hasch (JP) stands on his changing table with his adoptive mother Lisa Hasch after waking up from a nap at home in Monmouth. JP suffered from opiate withdrawal symptoms that included tremors, rashes, vomiting and...
Desperate to change

Desperate to change

Born to Drugs:Maine’s most innocent victims Jessica Coulombe, who has had five of her daughters taken from her by the state because of her battles with drug addiction, says she is grateful for a chance to rebuild her life. Photo by Yoon S. Byun Desperate to change...