Tuesday, 17 April 2018 09:55

Interfaith opiate healing service looks to spread awareness about substance abuse services Featured

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BANGOR - An Interfaith Community Opiate Service is being held at St. John's Catholic Church in Bangor on April 25.

Interfaith leaders and those affected by the impact of opioid abuse in the community will pray for healing and also provide attendees with a number of references and resources for people to get help.

Watch the full interview from Good Morning Maine.

Here are some Bangor Area services for those impacted by substance abuse disorder:

Non-medical crisis support available 24/7, 1-888-568-1112.

Community Health and Counseling Services, 42 Cedar St., Bangor, 207-947-0366.

High Ground Services, 235 Center St., Brewer, 207-561-9496.

New Horizons Detox, 644 Main Road North, Hampden, 207-217-6521.

Bangor Area Recovery Network, 142 Center St., Brewer, 207-561-0444.

Health Equity Alliance, 106 Pine St., Bangor, 207-990-3626.

St. Joseph Healthcare, 900 Broadway, Building #5, 207-907-3100.

Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Avenue, Bangor, 207-973-6100.

Penobscot Metro, 659 Hogan Rd., Bangor, 207-973-0400.

Discovery House, 74 Dowd Rd., Bangor, 207-947-6800.

Eastern Maine Medical Center Primary Care, 207-973-7090.

Infinity House, a Wellspring program, 207-217-6550.

Wellspring, 253 Hammond St., Bangor, 207-941-1612.

Penobscot Community Health Care, 207-989-1567.

Blake Lipton

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