You're Not the Only One in Addiction Recovery in Lewiston, ME

Meet Our Director Lorie

Finding recovery in 2018, Lorie jumped in with full determination. Choosing Auburn as her new start, Lorie attended meetings daily she pushed through each day creating a positive, progressive plan of recovery. A program designed for her.

When The REST Center first opened, Lorie was there with hope and excitement for a recovery 'home'. She got involved right away, volunteering, chairing meetings, being a support at the drop-in. When the pandemic hit, the center was forced to close the doors. This left Lorie longing for connection, she and her husband created a Facebook recovery support group, the group offered meetings and support to individuals seeking recovery from all over the globe.

It was during the shut-down that Lorie joined the Maine Recovery Advocacy Project, providing testimony on bills up for discussion in the 130th legislature. She has shared her story with reporters about how the pandemic affected her recovery. Lorie did her recovery coach training through PRCC and is looking forward to utilizing the skills she has learned. Lorie views recovery as 'any pathway that leads to a positive change'.

Lorie and her husband Mike have three children. While raising their children Lorie stayed active in their education, and after school activities. Lorie has owned a business and understands the importance of 'team work makes the dream work' attitude.

Lories life experiences and her journey through recovery have positioned her for this moment in time, as the new director of the REST Center.

Search for jobs or discover your passion


Whether you want to pursue a meaningful career or just want to do work that pays the bills, you should come to the R.E.S.T. Center for employment services. Our knowledgeable staff can...

  • Teach you how to write a resume
  • Help you find job fairs and online college programs
  • Connect you with partnering employers in the Lewiston, ME area


Call 207-783-7378 now to learn more about our employment services.

A safe space to share your experiences


Focusing solely on substance use can miss the mark. At the R.E.S.T. Center, we encourage people in recovery to talk about the whole story, supporting them through it all.

Some of our programs include...

SMART Recovery

Hearing Voices Network

Overdose grief and loss support

Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous

Reach out for a meeting schedule.