STATEWIDE – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is providing organizations in Maine nearly $6 million to help fight the opioid crisis.
The Penobscot Community Health Center in Bangor has received $1 million to support prevention, treatment and recovery programs.
The University of Maine got almost $500,000 thousand to enhance community-based training for behavioral health students.
Fifteen Maine community health clinics each got $167,000 to increase access to integrated mental health and substance abuse disorder services.
Those clinics include Bucksport, Eastport, Lubec, and Harrington, as well as Katahdin Valley Health Center and Sebasticook Family Doctors.