Resources


A Journey Toward Health and Hope: Your Handbook for Recovery After a Suicide Attempt | SAMHSA

This handbook from SAMHSA guides readers through the first steps toward recovery and a hopeful future after a suicide attempt. Includes personal stories from survivors...

Alliance for Addiction and Mental Health Services, Maine (AAMHS)

The mission of AAMHS (also known as the Alliance) is to represent its membership while advancing mental health and substance use disorder prevention, treatment and...

Bangor Area Recovery Network (BARN)

BARN is a recovery center completely run by volunteers, which offers addiction recovery support to local individuals while also standing with them as community allies...

Center for Applied Sciences (CENAPS)

Get quality information about addiction, recovery, and relapse prevention. Easy to understand and use. Make great handouts. Get info for school papers.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

DBSA envisions wellness for people who live with depression and bipolar disorder. Their website has educational and treatment resources for peers and providers, as well...

Faces & Voices of Recovery

Faces & Voices of Recovery is dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs,...

Innovative Solutions for Building Recovery with Alternatives to Psychotropic Medication

A DVD of two keynote presentations in Freeport, Maine.

Intentional Peer Support (IPS)

Intentional Peer Support provides a powerful framework for creating relationships where both people learn and grow together. IPS is used across the world in community, peer support,...

Maine Alcoholics Anonymous

207-774-4335 or 1-800-737-6237 | 24 hours | Visit the website for a list of meetings. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women...

Maine Alliance for Addiction Recovery (MAAR)

MAAR is a statewide recovery community organization that organizes people in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction and recovery allies into a unified recovery presence...

Many Roads to Recovery: Experiences with Mental Health and Substance Abuse

This booklet providing basic information and personal reflection was created by the Maine Co-Occurring Initiative Consumer/Peer Group in August 2008.

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) | SAMHSA

SAMHSA’s page on medication-assisted treatment.

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

1-800-931-2237 | 9 am–9 pm ET, Monday–Thursday | 9 am–5 pm ET Friday The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) offers helplines, support directories, toolkits, and...

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH)....

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

NIDA’s mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and...

Portland Recovery Community Center (PRCC)

The PRCC is a safe haven for people in addiction recovery and offers a home for meetings and activities devoted to addiction recovery. It is...

Putting Recovery into Practice

This video of Ken Thompson, MD, “Putting Recovery Into Practice,” was filmed at the Acadia Hospital, Multidisciplinary Psychiatric Grand Rounds, on January 13, 2012.

Recovery Month | SAMHSA

Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover.

Conference Materials

2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Recovery Oriented Systems of Care: The New Face of Health Care


Recovery Perspectives: A Conversation Between People in Recovery and Service Providers

In this compelling presentation, people with lived experience of recovery from co-occurring disorders discuss among themselves, and then with service providers, the issues of most...