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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Recovery Coaching: Providing peer to peer support to help people find their own unique recovery pathway.

May 10, 2023

In April 2021, Gillian was at risk for homelessness, struggling with substance use disorder, and almost lost her son. She reached out for help and called Portland Recovery Community Center.  Gillian met with a PRCC staff member for coffee, and they talked. Soon after, she was paired with a recovery coach, who helps guide Gillian […]

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Taxes and Recovery

April 20, 2023

Feature from Town & Country Federal Credit Union: Becoming financially self-supporting and responsible with money is an important part of sobriety and long-term recovery. And this time of year, when attention turns to taxes, it is a good opportunity to examine what financial responsibility means to you. Developing positive behaviors around money, such as having […]

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12 Steps to Building Good Credit

January 13, 2023

Feature from Town & Country Federal Credit Union You have probably heard that having “good credit” is important and the higher your credit score the better, but why does it matter? Good credit and a strong credit score can influence many financial decisions. Your credit score and credit history reflect your ability to borrow money […]

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A Common Co-Existence: Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorder

October 4, 2022

By Leslie Clark, PRCC Executive Director Mental illness and substance use disorder often co-exist. It’s not always easy to determine which came first, but both are the result of a combination of genes and environment. For those of us with a genetic predisposition, stress, adverse childhood experiences and traumatic events are enough to set off […]

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