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By: Erin Rhoda, BDN Staff
Maine’s government will open up a pool of money in the coming months to help people with addiction find a safe place to live. It will be the first time the state has devoted funding to so-called recovery homes, after years of rising death tolls from the opioid crisis.
But the state won’t be able to support any existing recovery homes in the Bangor area as they stand now because not one currently meets the criteria required to qualify for the money, which could help subsidize the rent for their residents. Some homes are working on it, however, according to interviews with the owners and managers of each known residence.