Posts Tagged ‘drugs’

 
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BANGOR, MAINE -- 09/20/2016 - High school students and their chaperones interact during the One Life Project - Youth Voice event at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Sept. 20. The program brought together more than 100 high school students from around the state to ask them how adults can better support young people, so they don't turn to drugs.

5 ways I see drug prevention working

By Liz Blackwell-Moore on Oct. 06, 2016, at 6:24 a.m.
Here’s what our communities are doing.
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The BDN conducted the survey after learning no one in Maine had a comprehensive understanding of what schools are doing to prevent substance use.

Why the BDN decided to survey all Maine schools

By Rosie Hughes on Sept. 22, 2016, at 6:20 a.m.
We did the survey after learning no one in Maine had a comprehensive understanding of what schools are doing to prevent substance use.
Christopher Poulos

Despite the stigma of addiction, I no longer keep my past a secret

By Christopher Poulos on March 08, 2016, at 8:07 a.m.

Why I made this mini-documentary about addiction in the Bangor area

By Sean Porter on Feb. 05, 2016, at 6:28 a.m.
The more people talk about addiction, I hope the more it will help people join together to fight this epidemic.
Gov. Paul LePage last March blasted lawmakers who oppose his plans to beef up the state's law enforcement capabilities in the war on drugs. "The gloves are off now," LePage said.

The history of the war on drugs, in 17 slides

By Dan MacLeod on Jan. 23, 2016, at 8:14 a.m.
From the prohibition of marijuana to the reason that alcohol and tobacco will never be banned — how the country has dealt with drugs, and whether it’s working.

Watch 10 years of Mainers Googling different drugs in one GIF

By Dan MacLeod on Dec. 07, 2015, at 7:06 a.m.
Cocaine was on Mainers’ minds for most of the 2000s.

Watch Chris Christie get personal in this viral video about changing how we deal with addiction

By Dan MacLeod on Nov. 05, 2015, at 6:05 p.m.
“We need to start treating people in this country, not jailing them.”
Bob Genest, director of the pharmacy at Lincoln's Penobscot Valley Hospital.

PVH upgrades drug-tracking system

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 12, 2010, at 10:29 p.m.