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Call 207-633-3112 when you arrive or go directly to the window by the book drop.
BHML will reopen on May 26 for in person browsing. Please check back for updates on procedures.

Recovery Connections – You are not alone.

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Maine Statewide Crisis Hotline: 1-888-568-1112 If you need immediate help, or you are in a crisis.

Warm Line: 1-866-771-9276 A peer-to-peer support program for adults (18 years +). It offers trained specialists with life experience in mental health and/or substance use & recovery.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA): 1-800-974-0062

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): 1-800-737-6237

Statewide Al-Anon: 1-800-498-1844


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Maine Help Line (Available Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm)
1-800-464-5767 (Press 1)
Provides confidential non-crisis help for consumers of mental health services and their family members, and offers support and assistance with information about mental illness and the support & treatment system, understanding your rights and where to get the help you need.


Resources for Alcoholics and Problem Drinkers



Boothbay Region Community Resources Council » | Assists persons in need on the Boothbay peninsula by providing information, referrals, resources, and programs (including food and clothing).

Non Emergency Boothbay Harbor Police: 207-633-2451

Meetings / Peer Support

AA Meeting Schedule District 09 – Boothbay Region »

Substance Abuse Support Group for Families »
When: Every Thursday, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Where: Addiction Resource Center, 66 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick
Email: Irene Parcher
Phone: 373-6950
This free outpatient support group is open to anyone affected by the substance abuse of a loved one.  Behavioral health clinicians from Mid Coast Hospital’s Addiction Resource Center will facilitate the group.

Maine Alliance for Addiction Recovery (MAAR) »

Recovery Support Services (Maine Directory by MAAR) »

Faces and Voices of Recovery (National Organization) »

Portland (ME) Recovery Community Center »

Bangor Area Recovery Network »

Social Clubs, Club Houses, Peer Support Centers, and Self Help groups in Maine (State of Maine Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services) »

Recovery Support Services (Maine) »

Maine Association of Substance Abuse Programs »

Sober Nation » (online reading and community)


Treatment Centers & Healthcare Organizations

Mid Coast Hospital Addiction Resource Center (Damariscotta) »

Opiod Treatment Program Directory (Maine) »

Sweetser (Maine) »

Maine Recovery Center »

FIND A FACILITY (Local and national) »


More Information

Types of Treatment Programs » (National Institute on Drug Abuse

How Addiction Hijacks the Brain » (Harvard Health Publications)

Naloxone: Maine Law and Fact Sheet » (Maine Medical Association)

Are You in Recovery from Alcohol or Drug Problems?: Know Your Rights » (Maine Association of Substance Abuse Programs)

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
800-729-6686 (toll-free) »

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
301-443-3860 »

National Institute on Drug Abuse
301-443-1124 »

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
877-276-4727 (toll-free) »