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Maine is one of the states hardest hit by the nation’s ongoing opioid crisis, but people across Maine are working on the frontlines of this epidemic, saving lives, raising awareness, and developing new solutions.

Points North Institute and MaineHealth are partnering to organize a statewide tour of Oscar-nominated director Elaine McMillion Sheldon’s RECOVERY BOYS. Each free screening will be followed by a community forum featuring individuals in recovery, treatment providers, employers and local agencies.


Recovery Boys
Directed by Elaine MacMillion Sheldon
1hr 27 mins

In the heart of America’s opioid epidemic, four men attempt to reinvent their lives and mend broken relationships after years of drug abuse. Recovery Boys, from Academy Award nominated director Elaine McMillion Sheldon, is an intimate look at the strength, brotherhood, and courage that it takes to overcome addiction, laying bare the internal conflict of recovery.

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Sun Dec 2 | 3pm


  • Free with online registration