Tag Archives: Maine

How Maine can lower addiction rates in 2017

I’m a recovery ally. I support recovery from addiction through all known pathways. My efforts are personal and professional. Experience has shown me countless times that grassroots efforts are our greatest hope for reducing rates of addiction, but we’re not yet sufficiently coming together. I quickly tire of rhetoric from politicians and self-appointed experts. (can […]

Why does New England rank highest in alcohol use?

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Yesterday’s BDN featured a story by Christopher Ingraham of the Washington Post that shows remarkable consistency in research of alcohol consumption in the US. New England consistently ranks highest in the country and Maine ranks in the top three states year after year. Why is […]