It can happen in Maine. It is happening in Maine. Substance use disorder is affecting our communities, our workplaces, our friends and family. Do what you can to stop it; see something, say something; don’t be quiet. Know that there are resources available – for users and for family members. There are things you can do if you’re taking a prescription medication and there are actions that prescribers can take. There are places to turn for help.

Eyes open to the crisis, eyes open to the possibilities for change, eyes open to our collective future.

354 Mainers died of an overdose in 2018.Most drug overdose deaths involve prescription drugs.


Maine 211 has resources and information to help. Dial 211. Call, text or visit by clicking the link below.

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If you want help for yourself, a friend, or a family member, there are places to turn. Find resources in your community