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Roads to Recovery and Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope Will Serve as Host Sites for Governor Mills Opioid Response Summit

Community Welcome to Participate and Enjoy Free Lunch

Roads to Recovery (R2R) and Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope (ARCH) are pleased to be host sites for Governor Mills’ 3rd Annual Opioid Response Summit on Thursday, July 15. The full-day program features live presentations and prerecorded panel discussions. Voices of persons in recovery will be featured prominently again this year.

“Our centers are pleased to serve as host sites for this live, virtual event,” said Stacie Holton, Peer Center Manager. “The annual summit is part of the state’s commitment to fighting the opioid epidemic and we look forward to hearing ideas, strategies, and best practices that support our communities in Aroostook County.” The centers will provide a light lunch as well as refreshments in the morning and afternoon.

The summit’s theme, “Perseverance, Prevention, and Promise” reflects the resolve and commitment by the State Of Maine to work together to address this crisis. Speakers include Governor Janet Mills, Attorney General Aaron Frey, and Director of Maine CDC, Nirav Sha, MD, J.D. The afternoon will feature a panel discussion with leaders in opioid response from the Biden-Harris Administration.

Roads to Recovery and Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope are programs of Aroostook Mental Health Services (AMHC). The centers provide individuals a place to come and receive support for their substance use recovery journey, connect people to resources, and also serve as a venue for a variety of recovery meetings.

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