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Screening of Documentary ‘Heroin’s Grip’ | Sept. 13

University of Maine at Augusta will host a documentary screening of Heroin’s Grip

September 13th, 7pm at Jewett Hall Auditorium, Augusta Campus

With a simultaneous screening in Eastport Hall Room 124, Bangor Campus

The Maine Alliance for Addiction Recovery and UMA’s Mental Health and Human Services Club present Heroin’s Grip, a documentary film that tells the story about the heroin and opioid epidemic from the viewpoint of those on the front lines of this national crisis. The film features four Maryland families whose lives have been impacted and forever changed by addiction.

The showing of this documentary complements the courses that UMA students will be taking this semester and touches an issue that has been part of an ongoing conversation at the local, state, and national level. UMA welcomes members of the community to attend and learn more about this national crisis. Admission is free.

Watch the trailer


UMA’s Mental Health and Human Services Bachelor of Science program allow students to specialize in a variety of areas and to build a curriculum that meets their individual needs and career goals. Four different concentrations directed toward different avenues of career and professional development are available: Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation, Addictions Counseling, Child and Family Services, and Mental Health and Human Services Generalist.