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Maine Drug-Overdose Deaths Climb, Could Surpass Record

Maine Drug-Overdose Deaths Climb, Could Surpass Record PORTLAND, Maine -- Close to 260 people likely died from overdoses in Maine during the first half of this year, according to preliminary estimates. If this continues, 2020 will be the worst year for overdose deaths in state history. Leslie Clarke, executive director of the Portland Recovery Community Center, said COVID-19 and increased social isolation are factors probably contributing to this tragic spike. ...(Read More)

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