Common Health 5/21/14

Host: Jim Fisher
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: Alcohol, Drugs and Health

Key Discussion Points:
a) What is the current status of alcohol and drug use in Maine?
b) What are some of the leading risk and protective factors?
c) What are some health consequences of substance abuse?
d) What programs do we have now to deal with these challenges?

Denise Black, Drug Free Communities Project Coordinator
Denise is responsible for coordinating Healthy Acadia’s Drug Free Communities Grant
Chris Thornton, Officer, Hancock County Sheriff’s Department
Chris works with the Hancock County Drug Prevention Task Force and Alcohol Enforcement Team.
Patti Murphy, M.Ed., LADC, CCS  Aroostook Mental Health