Maine Centers for Disease Control

Maine had among the highest annual rate of increases in the number of U.S. mothers who had opioid use disorder at the time of labor and delivery during a recent 15-year period.

Suicide Prevention

Apr 30, 2014
Suicide prevention graphic.
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Suicide or thoughts of suicide, know no socio-economic, ethnic, age or geographic boundary. It can, and does impact all strata of society. How warning signs be spotted when someone may be thinking of harming himself? What resources are available for those contemplating suicide and those wanting to help? 16 years ago, the Maine Centers for Disease Control, along with many other agencies and organizations, founded the Maine Suicide Prevention Program. The aim, to take a comprehensive approach to stemming suicide in the state.