In The News

Portland Recovery Community Center has appeared in news outlets across the state – and even the country! 

Below are a snapshot of articles and videos.

Commentary: All Mainers benefit when tax dollars are reinvested in support for recovery. - Portland Press Herald June 13, 2023

Maine’s fentanyl crisis takes center stage at Deering Oaks - Portland Press Herald, May 7, 2023

Afternoon concert in Deering Oaks Park helps bring awareness to fentanyl crisis. - WGME 13, May 7, 2023

Scarborough’s Operation HOPE hopes for regional return
Portland Press Herald, February 15, 2023

New Portland drug recovery center opens as community sees spike in overdoses
News Center Maine, September 11

Portland Recovery Community Center celebrates 10 years of helping Maine people
WGME, September 11

Community is key for long term substance use recovery
Sun Journal, September 7

The rise of fentanyl use and drug overdoses, and what’s being done to stem the epidemic
Maine Public, July 20, 2022

Maine cracked down on small-time meth makers, and major drug dealers moved in
Bangor Daily News, June 6, 2022

Meth use and trafficking appear to be on the rise in Maine
News Center Maine, March 30, 2022

‘Black Balloon Day’ aims to spread awareness about overdose deaths
WGME, March 4, 2022

Community members to honor lives lost to opioid crisis
WMTW, March 3, 2022

Augusta Re-entry Recovery Centers opens its doors
WGME, March 5, 2022

Maine to receive $130 million over 18 years in national opioid lawsuit settlement
Portland Press Herald, January 31, 2022

Coronavirus pandemic overshadows another Maine crisis: Drug overdose deaths
Portland Press Herald, November 27, 2021

Portland rallies for recovery for the eighth year amid spike in overdose deaths
WMTW, September 18, 2021

Maine Options program hopes to provide more access to recovery centers
WGME, May 26, 2021

Living Life with Lynda Radio Show featuring PRCC Executive Director Leslie Clark
Successful Balanced Living, February 21, 2021

Growing recovery center plans to relocate
Portland Press Herald, January 12, 2021

Recovery Month rally goes to the movies
Portland Press Herald, October 11, 2020

COVID-19 changes how recovery groups reach out to Mainers in need
WMTW, September 23, 2020

Opioid crisis worsens during pandemic
Portland Press Herald, August 31, 2020

Maine Voices: Recovery community offers insight into living during lockdown
Portland Press Herald, May 17, 2020

How The Pandemic Exacerbates Dealing with Substance Use, And How To Help
Maine Public, April 23, 2020

Helping our fellow Mainers facing addiction through COVID-19
Bangor Daily News, March 30, 2020

‘I Put My Body Through So Much’: Maine’s Growing Meth Addiction Scourge, And How Some Find Recovery
Maine Public, January 22, 2020

Business forum shines a light on opioid crisis
Sea Coast Online, September 26, 2019

Rally to raise awareness to those recovering from substance abuse disorder
WMTW, September 8, 2019

Puzzle wall, sends strong message about addiction recovery
News Center Maine WCSH-WLBZ, September 8, 2019

Rally 4 Recovery set for Sunday
Portland Press Herald, September 3, 2019

How to talk about addiction
CBS 13 – WGME, August 6, 2019

Methamphetamines: An Alarming Rise in the Prevalence of Meth Use and Deaths in Maine
Maine Public Radio, July 29,2019

Bill proposes voluntary certification for recovery residences
CBS 13 – WGME, April 26, 2019

Drug overdoses declined in 2018, but remain at historic levels
Portland Press Herald, April 18, 2019

Portland and the Promise of Recovery
U.S. News and World Report, April 9, 2019

Falmouth holds forum after feeling effects of opioid crisis
Portland Press Herald, March 18, 2019

‘GRASP’ launches to help families with substance death grief
CBS 13 – WGME, March 17, 2019

One of Maine’s few residential treatment programs is closing amid opioid crisis
News Center Maine WCSH-WLBZ, July 13, 2018

This Maine hospital offers an innovative approach to addiction recovery
News Center Maine WCSH-WLBZ, September 20, 2018

Roads to recovery community center to open in Caribou
WAGM-TV, November 19, 2018