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A Plea for Help from Ground Zero
05/30/2017
Starting today, the Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition will offer anyone with addiction in Knox County and near by communities the help they need in getting treatment and whatever other support they need.  This is a direct appeal to the public to lend whatever assistance possible to help this kind, struggling family get on the road to self-sufficiency.
 
This story is very compelling and should be read even if you cannot give to help this family.  Please read this.......
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PLEASE HELP US by Completing this Survey
01/20/2017
Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition (MCRC) is nearing the first anniversary of the Opiate Heroin Community Forum on February 4,2016, the event that launched the coalition.   It is therefore good to report that MCRC is on the verge of major projects to address the opiate addiction epidemic.

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MidCoast Recovery Coalition Update: Calling All Angels
12/22/2016
In June 2015, Gloucester, Massachusetts, Police Chief Leonard Campanello pioneered a compassionate alternative to handling drug addiction as a crime.  Instead of arresting people who essentially had a brain disorder, their...
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Facing Addiction in America
11/24/2016
The Surgeon General issued a report in 1964 about the dangers of tobacco. That set into place changes that have saved millions of lives. Now the Surgeon General is sounding the alarm about the crisis we now face with addiction. Please join the cause to save more millions of lives in our communities. Let's start now.
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Knox County Recovery Coalition Update: Using 12 Steps for Healing Ourselves and Our Communities
11/17/2016
Several weeks ago I was invited to attend an open Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting in which dozens of people came together to support and help each other. They were of all ages and places in our community, but all shared this ...
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Wrong Question: Should Marijuana Be Legalized in Maine? Right Question: How Should Mainers Cope with Life Without Using Any Drugs?
10/27/2016
As a physi- cian who treats people for drug addiction, I am often asked by friends if they should vote to legalize marijuana. The reality is that many people in Maine already use marijuana regularly. In a "2015 Substance Use Trends in . . ."
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Knox County Recovery Coalition Update: Quinn's Questions " A Time for Youth Involvement
10/20/2016
Until now, the efforts of the Knox County Recovery Coalition have been focused on the adult community to address addiction prevention, despite the fact that the average age of addiction is 15 years and that 10 percent of . . .
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"A healthy community is more powerful than any drug"
                                                                                   - Dr. Ira Mandel, MCRC Founder
 
 
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