The state Office of Substance Abuse has been part of the Executive Department si
The state Office of Substance Abuse has been part of the Executive Department since 1990, and some social service providers are saying enough time has passed to determine the move was a mistake. OSA distributes funding to private nonprofit social service agencies that deal with drug abuse and raise awareness about substance abuse. Sen. Beverly Bustin, who led the move to put OSA under the Executive, now says she will fight to move the office to the Maine Department of Mental Health. Details.
Maine Office of Substance Abuse
Chutchian, Kenneth Z., "The state Office of Substance Abuse has been part of the Executive Department si" (1995). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 1373.