CCCSUP: Lots of Letters, Important Work
jonathan sahrbeck
Written by Carolyn

During his run for office, District Attorney Jonathan Sahrbeck met with various groups of people doing work around the addiction conversation here in Cumberland County. Once he was elected, he started a coalition—bringing these groups together to facilitate conversations and the sharing of resources and information.

The Cumberland County Coalition of Substance Use Prevention (CCCSUP) is a group that meets every few months, about five times a year. The group consists of individuals and representatives from social services organizations, recovery houses, recovery community centers, businesses and the local government administration.

The group is committed to communicating and building a network that is dedicated to increasing prevention and education for all ages, working with treatment providers, encouraging harm reduction strategies, embracing the recovery community, decreasing stigma, and increasing the safety of all citizens.

At a time when communicating and working together has an additional level of complexity, due to physical distancing, the group continues to work together via Zoom because the work that gets done is too important.

If your group is interested in attending, please reach out to DA Sahrbeck at sahrbeck@cumberlandcounty.org

The growing list of organizations participating in the coalition:

Access Health (Brunswick)
Advocate (parent of victim of SUD)
Alliance for Addiction & Mental Health Services
Be The Influence
Blue Willow Counseling
Casco Bay CAN
Commissioner of Public Safety
Community Health Pharmacies
Community Housing of Maine
Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office
Deputy Director of Preble Street
Director of Opioid Response (Governor’s Office)
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
Easter Seals Maine
Easter Seals NH (Recovery Friendly Workplace)
Foundation House
Grace House
Journey Magazine
Just Love Worldwide
Keeping Kids Safe (Maine)
Kennebunk Police Department (and Rotary)
Lake Region Recovery Center
Liberty Bay Recovery
Maine Association of Recovery Residences
Maine Health
Maine Health, Anti-Tobacco Services
Maine Health/CTI
Maine Pretrial Services
Maine Reentry
Marketing Consultant WGME
Mercy Hospital
Mid Coast Hospital
Myrtle Street Sober Living (Owner)
Neuroscience Expert
Opportunity Alliance
Public Health
Pine Tree Recovery
Portland Downtown
Portland Needle Exchange Program
Portland Police
Portland Public Health
Portland Recovery Community Ctr
Preble Street
Public Health Consultant
RN/SUD Expert (Maine Health)
Senator Collins’ Office
Senior Director (Maine) Addiction Policy Forum
SoPo Unite
SoPo Unite / MMC
South Portland Police
The Family Restored
TOA Lake Region Public Health Program Coordinator
Tobacco Harm Reduction
US Senator Angus King’s Office
Van Liew Mediation
Westbrook Communities that Care
Westbrook Police
Westbrook Recovery Liaison
Windham Fire Dept



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