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Maine News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Feb 19, 2024 - Discusses the use of buprenorphine in a pilot project in a rural Maine jail to address substance use disorder. Discusses program successes and notes that it fills gaps in addiction treatment access in rural areas.
Source: News Center Maine
Feb 14, 2024 - Highlights a team of researchers assessing access to maternal care in Maine. Discusses a recent workforce needs assessment report as well as the goals and successes of the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) program. Discusses upcoming plans building off the findings of the assessment.
Source: Northeastern Global News
Jan 12, 2024 - Profiles a rural Maine school following the community school model. Community schools are partnerships between the school and the community to offer "whole child" care and services. The school offers behavioral health, dental, and food and nutrition services in addition to free before and after school care.
Source: Maine Department of Education Newsroom

Last Updated: 2/20/2024