Providing a voice for Addiction Prevention, Treatment and Recovery in Maine
The Maine Association of Substance Abuse Program, Inc. (MASAP) is a non-profit 501c(6) membership organization with program components focused on prevention, treatment and recovery.
MASAP represents and advocates for the continuum of substance use disorder and addictions services. MASAP's mission is to support the systematic development and continuous improvement of substance use disorders and addictions prevention, education, treatment and recovery support services.
MASAP is governed by its membership through its Board of Directors. To operationalize the mission, vision and goals of the Association, MASAP employs a staff of professionals in the field of addictions prevention, treatment, recovery, health care and healthcare administration.
Program components of MASAP include:
- The Maine Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse (MAPSA)
- The Maine Alliance for Addiction Recovery (MAAR)
- The Portland Recovery Community Center
- The Maine Behavioral Health Foundation, a 501c(3) entity.
Through membership dues and funding from private, federal and state sources, MASAP works closely with the Maine Department of Health & Human Services, the Maine DHHS Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services, the Governor's Substance Abuse Services Commission, local, state and national behavioral health entities, and Maine communities and agencies impacted by substance use disorders and addictions.
MASAP has a comprehensive advocacy strategy and works closely with state and national policy makers and government entities to ensure that policy, funding issues and other issues are discussed and finalized with behavioral health, substance use disorders and addictions in the forefront. MASAP is an active partner with coalitions and stakeholders throughout Maine..
MASAP Board of Directors 2015-2016
President - Pat Kimball, Wellspring, Inc.
Vice President - Shannon Trainor, Crossroads
Secretary - Catherine Ryder, TriCounty Mental Health Center
Treasurer - Emilie van Eeghen, MaineGeneral Health
Members at Large - David Faulkner, Day One; MIke Mitchell, Crisis & Counseling, Inc.
Level of Provider Service Member - Peter McCorison, Aroostook Mental Health Center