The Maine Substance Abuse Services Commission is the bridge between the Office of Substance Abuse, the public and elected officials, regarding the issues of substance abuse prevention, research, identification and treatment.
The Commission understands the importance of learning from other states across the country when it comes to alcohol and other drug policies and best practices. In 2006, Join Together, a program of the Boston University School of Public Health, published its
Using the Blueprint as a tool, the Commission completed a comprehensive scan of the State of Maine using four categories followed by a series of benchmarks. This report card is the beginning of a baseline that will be released biennially. The report card provides background regarding the scores and offers recommendations for improvement.
For the full report, please link tohttp://www.maine.gov/dhhs/osa/about/2010SASCReportCard.pdf
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