Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet!

The birds are chirping, the sun is out, there is mud everywhere…it must be spring in Maine! While you do your spring cleaning, don’t forget to clean out your medicine cabinet! Storing unused and unwanted medications can pose a serious risk to your family’s health. Gather all medications you don’t want and bring them to… Read more »

Immediate Action for the Opioid Crisis

In case you missed it in the news last week, we are recapping the Executive Order that was just signed by Governor Janet Mills to provide immediate action to combat the Opioid Epidemic in Maine. The Order includes four objectives: Increase access and training for the drug Naloxone which reverses an opioid overdose Prevent Substance… Read more »

What You Should Know About CBD

The CBD market has been exploding recently and there are understandably a lot of questions about it and how it might affect our health. This article from Partnership for Drug-Free Kids answers a lot of these questions. CBD is short for Cannabidiol which is a non-psychoactive substance in marijuana. The market for CBD is expected… Read more »

National Recovery Month

“We can’t choose when and where life happens and I didn’t ‘choose’ my way into PTSD, depression and SUD. What sane person would?” – ANDREW KIEZULAS, YOUNG PERSON IN RECOVERY September is National Recovery Month. Here at Access Health, we are constantly working to create a community that is supportive to those in recovery. Below is… Read more »

Join Us for the Angst Film Screening

Are you or is someone you know affected by anxiety? Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. Join us on July 11th for a new, 55 minute documentary that explores anxiety, its causes and effects, and what we can do about it. The film features World Champion Swimmer Michael Phelps! This event… Read more »

A May Reminder: Monitor & Secure!

With proms, graduations, kids coming home from college, and Memorial Day Weekend, May is a busy month! With so much going on, it is a good time to remember to monitor and secure all substances in your home. Keep track of all alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drugs in your home and keep them locked up… Read more »

Great Local Event: Our Health Film & Discussion Series

Free on the evening of April 10th? Check out this great local event sponsored by our partner Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness. They will be screening The Anonymous People as part of their “Our Health Film Series” at Frontier Cafe and Cinema. The film will tell the stories of those living publicly… Read more »