Tag Archives: DHHS

We must improve child protective services for incarcerated women

This article, by Courtney Allen of the University of Maine, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on November 19, 2019. By Courtney Allen, Opinion guest column • November 19, 2019 6:00 am Brittney is a woman in long-term recovery from substance use disorder. She has a good job, a beautiful home and an […]

Maine has more work to do to help families in crisis

This article, by Deirdre M. Smith of the University of Maine School of Law, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on July 30, 2019. By Deirdre M. Smith, Opinion guest column • July 30, 2019 8:00 am The Maine Legislature has increasingly recognized the important role that extended family members can play in […]