Wake Up Maine!

As we face the worst drug crisis in our nation’s history, understanding the dangers of opioids and talking to your loved ones about prescription drug misuse is more important than ever. DEA launched 360 in Portland, ME. This program is designed to help communities across the nation deal with opioid and prescription drug misuse. Check out the press release to learn more.

Watch this PSA to learn more about substance misuse in Maine. 


Prevent Prescription Drug and Heroin Misuse


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What is Naloxone?

Learn more about this opioid overdose reversal drug, and find out how you can get it in Maine. Read more.


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Substance Misuse Resources in Maine

Here are a list of organizations that provide services to the public regarding addiction, recovery, drug take-back programs, etc.

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Local Partners

DEA 360 in Maine partners with the following local organizations to host community programs.

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What is the Good Samaritan Law?

In many cases, if you help someone experiencing a drug overdose, the state's 'Good Samaritan' law will protect you from being arrested or prosecuted. Read more. 


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Watch: DEA 360 and CADCA Adult Training

DEA 360 recently partnered with Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), Somerset Public Health, and Healthy Sebasticook Valley Drug Free Coalition to host a Virtual Adult Town Hall Summit.

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Maine astronaut answers questions from local students

(WGME 13, April 7) DEA 360 recently hosted a chat between local young people and NASA astronaut Captain Chris Cassidy.

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Watch: DEA 360 Maine Press Conference

DEA Associate Special Agent in Charge Jon DeLena talks about the 360 program in Maine during this recent press conference event. Watch.

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DEA 360 Comes to Maine

(WGME, October 23) During the most recent Take Back Day event, WGME highlighted the area's new anti-opioid initiative, DEA 360. Read more.

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Four Steps for Using Prescription Pain Medications Safely

(The NIDA Blog Team) Prescription pain medications (opioids) are powerful drugs. They can be effective if they’re used safely, but if they’re misused, a person can become addicted to them. Read more.

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