AUGUSTA: Every September the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors National Recovery Month. This September, in its 25th year, Recovery Month is promoting the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for substance abuse and mental health disorders. Its theme: “Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out,” encourages people to speak openly about substance use and mental health disorders and the reality of recovery.
If you need a storied perspective of Maine's manufacturing industry over the last few decades — with all the ups and downs included — just speak to someone like Alan Dorval.
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The Somerset DV (Domestic Violence) Task Force has been meeting for approximately 18 years. During that time representatives from every law enforcement agency in Somerset County including State Police along with social service agencies, Probation & Parole, Child Protective Services, and medical providers to discuss issues related to domestic and sexual assault. According to Rob Rogers, KBH"s Coordinator for Substance Abuse and Prevention & Intervention Services, an audit was conducted years ago to assess law enforcements response to dv cases. Rob states, "currently we have been w