What is overparenting?

A clip from Breaking Points, 30-minute documentary intended for adults that explores the stress and pressures our teens face every day, as well as the unhealthy ways that many of them cope, including misusing prescription drugs.

Opioid Presentation in Falmouth on 3/24

Join Robert Fowler, Executive Director from Milestone Recovery Milestone Recovery and John Kilbride from the Falmouth Police Department for a presentation addressing Maine’s Opioid Crisis on Sunday, March 24 from 4-6pm at The Episcopal Church of Saint Mary, Falmouth, ME

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Life of a Student Athlete Tip of the Week

Tip: Misusing prescription drugs can be harmful to your health and impact your participation in sports.

 

Only take medications that are prescribed to you and follow instructions from the doctor carefully. Prescription drugs and over-the-counter drugs including sleeping pills, anti-anxiety drugs and cough and cold remedies can be harmful to your health if you don’t take the medication as directed. Do not take any medications that are prescribed to someone else, side effects can include nausea, dizziness, loss of appetite or even vision loss.

Reflecting on My Addiction and Recovery, Then and Now

We are so proud of Andrew and all of his work with Young People in Recovery, across the state of Maine and beyond!

Thank you Dr. Gold!

Thank you to Dr. Mark Gold for providing a training and presentation to our community. Dr. Gold is a world renowned expert on substance use disorder diseases and has worked for over 40 years to develop models for understanding the effects of substances on the brain and behavior.
 
Thank you also to AdCare Educational Institute of Maine and Yarmouth High School for helping to host these events!
 
Shown below: Dr. Gold and Casco Bay CAN Coalition member Peter Scott

Do this twice a year to help your kids avoid opioid addiction

Participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28 from 10a-2p and here’s why! Do this twice a year to help your kids avoid opioid addiction: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-rr-addiction-20180306-story.html

Maine Collected 27,410 lbs of Medications!

Maine collected a total of 27,140 lbs of unused and expired medications during Saturday’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Below is a photo of Lieutenant Dean Perry of the Yarmouth Police Department collecting prescription medications.Thank you to all of our local law enforcement for participating in this important event!