Susan Sharon, deputy news director at Maine Public Broadcasting Network, recently did a two-part series on addiction in Maine and how it specifically affects the professional world. Sharon reported on a judge who brings his own past experience of alcoholism to the bench and an assistance program that helps Maine lawyers and judges find recovery, in honor of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month.
You can read the transcripts or listen to the reports at the following links:
Judge Brings Personal Experience To Bench
Maine Lawyers Offered Support For Substance Abuse and Mental Health Problems