Substance Abuse

General Substance Abuse Resources
  • Casco Bay Create Awareness Now (CAN) - Access resources for parents and coaches in Cumberland County
  • Maine Parents - Resources for Maine parents and community partners to help reduce underage alcohol use and keep teens safe
  • Substance Abuse Information - Get resources for prevention programs, treatment programs general research, and education on substance abuse in Maine.
  • Mainely Parents - This is a statewide Day One prevention program with National affiliation to Circle of Parents. Mainely Parents serves over 4,000 families per year through:
    • Free mutual support groups
    • Newsletters
    • Education classes
    • Advocacy
    • A statewide toll-free talk-line for parents under stress
  • 21 Reasons (formerly Portland CMCA) - 21 Reasons is a coalition based on the Communities Mobilizing for Change on Alcohol (CMCA) model. It is a task force made up of individuals and organizations with a common goal: to strengthen policy, enforcement, and community norms for the safe and drug-free development of our youth.
Information, Presentations & Resources on Teenage Drinking