Maine Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
In 2010, the total estimated cost of substance abuse in Maine was $1.403 billion.
This $1.403 billion translates into a cost equaling $1,057 for every resident of Maine.
This was a 56.2% increase from 2005.
Substance abuse treatment ($47.0 million) comprised the smallest proportion of total cost (3.4%), while mortality, $409.6 million, comprised the largest proportion of costs (24.8%).
Rogers, Anne L.; Sorg, Marcella H.; and Wren, Jamie A., "The Cost of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Maine, 2010" (2013). Anthropology Faculty Scholarship. Paper 21.