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Recycled Rides

Recycled Rides

A Saco collision repair shop makes it easier for people in recovery to move on As Jessica Truman reached one year of sobriety in November 2017, her next steps were daunting: Rent an apartment, get a car, find a job and reunite with her three children – all while...
Paradigm Windows

Paradigm Windows

Open mind, open heart, and opportunity At a recent recovery job fair in Biddeford, a young man walked up to the Paradigm Windows table and introduced himself to Lark Pitts, the company’s human resources and safety coordinator. He told her about his background and...
Recovery off the mainland’s a little different

Recovery off the mainland’s a little different

When home is an unabridged island, people in recovery turn to creative means to access support services While life on one of Maine’s 15 unabridged islands can seem idyllic, the reality in geographic isolation, with a finite number of fellow islanders, can lead some...
Issue #5 Publisher’s Letter

Issue #5 Publisher’s Letter

GETTING CLEAR ON COMMUNITY To get completely clear on what we mean by giving this latest Journey issue a ‘“community theme,” I decided to look up the word “community.” It can refer to “a group of people living in the same place.” And another definition describes...