Information on Drugs, Alcohol, and Interventions in Maine
Many believe that because Maine is located in the upper Northeastern side of the United States the drug industry does not affect the state, this assumption is wrong. Maine Illicit drugs and diverted pharmaceuticals are abused and distributed regularly throughout the state. Heroin is a major drug that is used throughout the state. Heroin is typically laced with fentanyl which has caused a dramatic increase in overdoses across the country. Much of Maine’s drug supply comes in the state from Massachusetts. However, some drugs are shipped to Maine from New York, Florida, the West Coast, and Canada.
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Maine Drug Facts:
- In 2014, one in three overdose deaths in Maine involved Benzodiazepines.
- In the same year, one in four overdose deaths involved heroin/morphine (beating the national average).
- Between 2013 and 2014, Maine saw an increase of Fentanyl-related deaths by 377%.
- 12% of 12 to 26-year-olds who classified as needing treatment did not receive treatment in 2013.
- In 2014, 23.3% of adults with substance disorders were also classified as having a serious mental illness.