Drug-free for three years after battling addictions since age 12, mom and advocate Courtney Allen looks to a healthy future with her sons
Born to a mother who used heroin during pregnancy, JP faced endless challenges during his first year of life. Luckily, he found his way to Lisa Hasch.
After losing custody of her first five daughters because of an opiate addiction, a Maine mother battles her illness and the odds to keep her new baby
Nearly three drug-affected babies were born each day in Maine from 2013-2017, severely taxing hospitals, the foster care system and other resources
Nationally, 51 percent of women in the general population have unintended pregnancies, but women with substance-use disorders have much higher rates – nearly 80 percent, according to the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
Despite a lack of resources, school nurses in Maine are playing an increasingly important role in the health and well-being of transgender and gender nonconforming students.
Suboxone, plus sweetgrass and sweat lodges: Penobscot Nation drug court is finding success by connecting participants with their roots.
After 27 years, Maine still fails to comply with the court-ordered decree to improve treatment of the state’s mentally ill
An isolation cell in the Maine State Prison in Warren. After 27 years, Maine still fails to comply with the court-ordered decree to improve treatment of the state’s...
Inside the Preble Street soup kitchen in Portland. Advocates: Inadequate funding undercuts consent decree’s potential for mental health care Second in a...
Judge Evert Fowle presiding over a Co-Occurring Disorders and Veterans Court in Augusta. ‘Lack of will’, potential conflicts of interest plague comprehensive mental...