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Recovery Coaches Empowering the Recovery Journey with Empathy

February 6, 2024

Recovery Coaches – Empowering the Recovery Journey with Empathy by Josh Warren Early in the journey of recovery everything can feel distant, unknown, and daunting. Hope can seem elusive when despair and darkness have become all too familiar. The person staring back from the mirror may appear as a stranger, and it may feel like […]

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PRCC partners with Maine Department of Corrections to Build a Culture of Recovery

September 7, 2023

In the fall of 2021, Daniel P. wrote a heart-felt letter to former Deputy Commissioner of the Maine Department of Corrections saying there were no opportunities for recovery for residents at Bolduc Correctional Facility in Warren, where he was incarcerated. Early efforts in 2019 to build recovery programming had come to a dramatic halt with […]

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PRCC participates in advocacy and inspires hope in 2023 Legislative session.

August 16, 2023

The Legislative session ended, and the Governor signed the budget into law. Thank you to everyone who participated in advocacy efforts and civic engagement in using our collective voices of recovery to champion our work and inspire hope. Our community really showed up at a whole new level to advocate and spread the message of hope […]

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Highlights from Gov. Mills 5th Annual Opioid Response Summit 

August 16, 2023

Portland Recovery Community Center showed up in a big way to support Gov. Janet Mills 5th Annual Opioid Response Summit, which drew more than 1,300 people to Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.  The summit included keynote speakers, recovery advocates, and leaders across Maine who came together to share ideas and strategies to help Mainers impacted […]

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PRCC launches Pathways of Hope 

July 10, 2023

Portland Recovery Community Center, in partnership with Cumberland County Public Health Department has launched Pathways of Hope, a program that provides support to people with substance use disorder by connecting them with residential treatment or recovery housing as an alternative to the criminal justice system.  Pathways of Hope at PRCC, replaces Operation HOPE, which was […]

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PRCC to attend 5th Annual Opioid Response Summit

July 7, 2023

Portland Recovery Community Center is happy to share that Governor Janet Mills 5th Annual Opioid Response Summit will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 20 at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.  The summit will bring together speakers, recovery community centers, recovery advocates, and leaders across Maine to share ideas and strategies […]

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