The Mills administration has poured money into behavioral health services, but one expert says there’s not enough money in the government to fix the problems.
The virus is circulating, but risk is low at this time. Maine has received a monkeypox vaccine called Jynneos from the federal government, with enough to vaccinate 311 people.
The December incident was the second death in Maine that month involving a resident who slipped out of a facility unsupervised.
Amid the pandemic, more doctors, nurses and others in healthcare received help. The uptick reflects the increase in substance use overall.
Today, our reporters take a look back at their most important stories from the first half of 2022.
Women in their 20’s lose a right that many had taken for granted.
Even as the pandemic seems to ease, the state’s top public health official says the virus could surge again.
Devin Colavecchio signs a document affirming the suspension after being accused of making racist and homophobic remarks to treatment participants.
Two patients wandered out of the facility last year, and one was killed by a truck.
Amid surge in substance use, 20 beds are available for uninsured Mainers to go through monitored withdrawal
‘There’s a lot of people who really want treatment who can’t get into it,’ says the executive director of a treatment facility.
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