2018.05.07 Outsider Witnesses

An audience (of outsider witnesses) is invited to listen and reflect on a person’s stories about themselves and their preferred ways of being. Inspired by Barbara Myerhoff’s work with older Jewish people in California, Michael White developed outsider witnessing...
Conference Materials Added for 2017 Annual Meeting

Conference Materials Added for 2017 Annual Meeting

2017 CCSME Annual Meeting Building Community Response to the Maine Opioid Crisis Wednesday, March 1, 2017 • Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, Maine Maine is in the midst of an opioid crisis, with a record 286 drug overdose fatalities through September 30, 2016,...
Photos from our 2015 Membership Meeting

Photos from our 2015 Membership Meeting

Our 2015 Annual Meeting took place on November 17 at the USM Wishcamper Center in Portland. The day began with a show of appreciation to our member organizations through plaques presented by CCSME Board President Simonne Maline. Following the awards national speaker...
My Experience Is My Strength

My Experience Is My Strength

by Mike Blanchard Peer services innovation is part of a SAMHSA networking grant. Our approach when we wrote the grant was specifically to network with folks who are currently working in peer support jobs but also to try to be that bridge between providers and...