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By: Owen Kinglsey
Every Monday, the Waldo County Recovery Committee meets to to focus on the area’s opioid abuse.
“The problem was that we had substance use issue in our community. And no one was talking about it,” said Tim Hughes, a doctor with Seaport Community Health Care.
“We’re trying to have an impact on the opioid crisis in Waldo County. And the mental health crisis in Waldo County, because they’re closely tied to each other,” said Jeff Trafton, Waldo County Sheriff.