Press Release Archive

Below are press releases from Maine’s State leadership regarding the the opioid epidemic, substance use disorder, and related social determinants of health.

January 2022 press releases

1-28-2022 Governor Mills applauds Attorney General Frey for opioid settlement funds agreement

1-28-2022 Attorney General Aaron Frey announces agreement for diminution of opioid settlement funds

August 2021 press releases

8-31-2021 On International Overdose Awareness Day, Mills Administration Announces Further Actions to Combat Opioid Epidemic

July 2021 press releases

7-15-2021 AG Frey urges continued action at Governor’s Opioid Summit

7-8-2021 AG Frey announces resolution with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler Family for their role in the opioid crisis

June 2021 press releases

6-23-2021 Mills Administration Statement on Drug Overdose Death Report

6-23-2021 Attorney General Releases Drug Overdose Data for 2020 and March-April 2021

March 2021 press releases

3-25-2021 Attorney General Releases Drug Overdose Data for February 2021

February 2021 press releases

2-18-2021 Mills Administration Commends Enhanced Reporting of Drug Overdose Data.

2-18-2021 Attorney General Releases Drug Overdose Data for January 2021.

2-4-2021 States reach $573 million settlement with McKinsey & Company for its role in “turbocharging” the opioid epidemic with Purdue Pharma

January 2021 press releases

1-11-2021 Mills Administration Statement on 2020 Third Quarter Drug Overdose Report.

1-11-2021 Attorney General Releases Drug Death Report for Third Quarter of 2020

December 2020 press releases

12-4-2020 Mills Administration Dedicates $2 Million to Support Maine food banks and pantries.

November 2020 press releases

11-30-2020 Mills Administration Announces New Grants for Maine Health Care Organizations.

October 2020 press releases

10-21-2020 Attorney General Releases Drug Death Report for Second Quarter of 2020

10-21-2020 Mills Administration Announces “OPTIONS” Initiative to Support Maine People With Substance Use Disorder.