Life After Prison: Insights From Ex-Prisoners
What happens after a person is released from prison in Maine? Are there services and support available? How does someone transition back into society? We hear from those who have made the transition, or are in the process of making it, and learn about the challenges they have faced--and what they feel is most needed.
- Jackie McBurnie, works with Center for Wisdom’s Women in Lewiston and as a home health aide
- Joseph Jackson, coordinator, Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition; program facilitator, Maine Inside Out
- Jeremy Hiltz, owner, Recovery Connections of Maine; substance abuse counselor
- Margo Walsh, founder and CEO of Maine Works
- Bruce Noddin, director, Maine Prisoner Re-Entry Network
- The Prisoner Assistance Clinic from the Maine University of Law
- Prisoner services and resources
- What the Maine Department of Corrections Offers
- Prisoners' right to vote
- The newly funded Sophia's House in Lewiston
- Herban Works
- Cost Per Prisoner in the State Correctional System
- The Portland Center for Restorative Justice
- Jeremy Hiltz, "helping addicts get back to work"
- Young People in Recovery
- The Transformation Project in Westbrook
- Why Language Matters When Describing Substance Use Disorder In Maine
- The Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition
- As He Heads Back To Prison, A Nashville Man Says 'Goodbye' To The New Life He Hoped To Build
- Rose's Room helps the loved ones of incarcerated individuals to listen and share with each other. If you're interested in joining that conversation, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.