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Alison Mitchell

Assistant Professor of Social Work, Plymouth State University
Adjunct Instructor, University of Maine
Chapter Member: Maine SSN

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About Alison

Mitchell's research focuses on supporting opioid-exposed children and families, particularly those living in rural areas. Overarching themes in Mitchell's writing include intersections of opioid use disorder, rurality, trauma, and treatment approaches. Mitchell serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocates for children (CASA) volunteer guardian ad litem for children in protection cases, and was formerly a K-12 educator and administrator.

In the News

"A Promise to Grow Jobs, Shrink Government that No Maine Politician is Making," Alison Mitchell, Bangor Daily News, October 1, 2014.
"Fact and Fiction about Maine's Drug-Affected Babies," Alison Mitchell, Bangor Daily News, March 18, 2014.
"Making Sense of Health Care Dollars," Alison Mitchell, Bangor Daily News, March 25, 2013.
"Orono Panels Make Poor Consolidation Choice," Alison Mitchell, Bangor Daily News, December 17, 2007.