Substance Abuse Mission & Values

Mission Statement

This Office is the single state administrative authority responsible for the planning, development, implementation, regulation, and evaluation of substance abuse services

The Office provides leadership in substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment. Its goal is to enhance the health and safety of Maine citizens through the reduction of the overall impact of substance use, abuse, and dependency.

Organizational Values

  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Commitment to Customer Service
  • Shared Vision and Movement in a Clear Direction
  • Respect
  • Trust
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Opportunities for Professional Growth
  • Provision for a Healthy Work Environment
  • Empowering Staff to Get the Job Done
  • Ongoing Communication and Feedback
  • Fair Compensation