Opioid Recovery: Voices of people who have battled addiction

Apr 19, 2018

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We talk with people who are various stages of recovery from opioid addiction. They share their experiences and offer their advice to those who are suffering from addiction – and they'll discuss ideas for dealing with the current opioid crisis in Maine.


  • Sam Mercer, manager at Nickelodeon Theater, formerly addicted to opioids 
  • Seth Blais - he was addicted to heroin for many years; now he writes and speaks about his experience, including as a columnist for the Portland Press Herald. Seth also serves on the Board of Directors for Crossroads and is active in lobbying for policies to combat the opioid crisis in Maine.
  • Natasha Huff - she is in long-term recovery for heroin addiction; she has been clean since 2013 and is currently pregnant with her third child