“In a new initiative to help people overcome opioid addiction, York Hospital is among the first hospitals in Maine to begin prescribing Suboxone—a medical treatment for opioid withdrawal symptoms—in its emergency department.” For the full story, read Deborah McDermott’s article for

PHOTO CAPTION: James Kenney, EMS coordinator; Karen Kautz, administrative coordinator for emergency care; Dr. Robert Hulefeld, leader of emergent care; and Katherine Collamore, director of nursing administration.

The York Hospital Recovery Center offers outpatient treatment for patients with any substance misuse issues—including alcohol, opioids, marijuana, etc.—and for those affected by others’ use. If you or a loved one need help, call (207) 351-2118.