As SUD recovery support is growing in Maine and peer support is more widely recognized as an evidence-based practice, it is important to shine a light on these valuable resources available throughout our state. Each community in Maine has unique challenges and each center serves their communities individual needs. Participants will learn what to expect when visiting a Recovery Community Center, Services available, how communities statewide are building recovery community, and the benefits to the community at large.
1) What is a Recovery Community Center
2) Services available and how to access them
3) The growing recovery movement in Maine
Nicole Proctor Nicole is a person in long term recovery and the Program Director for the Maine Recovery Hub at PRCC. Nicole works with many communities throughout Maine to establish and build recovery community centers in their area, providing education, technical assistance and trainings to grow Maine’s statewide network of recovery community centers. Nicole has a passion for helping break the stigma of substance use disorder and bringing peer recovery support to underserved areas throughout our state. Nicole is grateful for all that recovery has given back to her in her life, especially connection with family and the ability to show others that recovery is possible.
Stacie Holton – SUD Peer Recovery Center Manager, Aroostook County
Tiana Warriner – Executive Director, The REST Center, Lewiston
Candace Greenberg – Communications Specialist, Lakes Region Recovery Center, Bridgton
Brandon Tobey – Augusta Recovery Reentry Center