With nearly $6 million in state and federal grants, EHC plans to double its footprint.
Opponents of drug decriminalization say it has been ‘disastrous’ for Oregon. Data suggests otherwise.
Researchers studying decriminalization in Oregon found no link between the rise in fatal overdoses and the policy changes.
Thousands of people are still dying of COVID, but government has mostly handed over responsibility to the people to weather the seasonal surges with their own strategies.
The opioid crisis and reimbursement rates also are high on lists for groups hoping to see progress before the session adjourns in April.
Nurses at the Machias facility have worked since October without a new deal, and employees say patient safety is a concern.
In one of the most rural corners of America, a non-profit backed by federal funds helps promote and propagate “evidence-based strategies for reducing the negative consequences of drug use.”
Some 23 nursing homes have closed in the past decade in Maine.