As the pandemic worsened mental health and substance use challenges statewide, a record-high 58 people died from overdoses in January. The losses have hit the Passamaquoddy tribe especially hard.
A panel calls for expanded community response and better cooperation between government, advocacy groups and schools to reduce the deaths.
If confirmed by the Senate, lawyers Meegan Burbank and Matthew Morgan would help oversee the system they – and scores of other attorneys – violated.
Lawmakers delay decision again on whether to add money to the next state budget for legal services for Maine’s poor.
Togolese chef Jordan Benissan brings people together with food at his bistro in Camden and through his passion for African drumming.
Proposed legislation would combat PFAS contamination, expand testing and add protections for people who have been affected.
In a county with few mental health resources, community members are rallying to increase peer support and education around suicide.
The Stewarts are just one family in Washington County forced to struggle with suicide in an area where demand for help far outweighs the number of mental health providers.
During a tragic winter that saw four suicides and prolonged isolation, Baileyville Police Chief Bob Fitzsimmons has served as a guardian, confidant and friend to the people in northeastern Washington County.
West Quoddy Head Light is the easternmost point in the United States where visitors can see the majestic first light of day.
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