Poisoning Resources

Northern New England Poison Center is a resource of information about poisonings and possible poisonings. Call 1-800-222-1222, chat online, or text POISON to 85511. 

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Screening: Maine CDC provides a variety of resources and information on preventing and screening for childhood lead poisoning. As of 2019, Maine law requires blood testing to screen for lead poisoning in all children at one and two years of age.   

For local community information about resources to help families and individuals meet their needs contact 211 Maine, a free and confidential helpline: