We at MCEDV were deeply saddened this week to learn of the passing of Patti Bland, a national leader in recognizing the intersection of substance abuse and domestic and sexual violence. We are grateful for the way she impacted our work here in Maine, and will carry her memory with us as we move forward.
Thanksgiving is upon us, and in the time-honored tradition of taking stock of blessings, we here at MCEDV wish to recognize some of ours. In this field, it can be easy to get mired in the negative, in the lack of options, in everything that remains to be done. But we have much to celebrate, even as we remember the work that is left....
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