WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins, Angus King, and Congressman Jared Golden announced that Aroostook Mental Health Center has been awarded $1 million to combat the opioid crisis in Northern Maine. The funding was awarded through the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP).
Jared Forrest Golden (born July 25, 1982) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district since 2019. A member of the Democratic Party , his district, the largest east of the Mississippi River , covers the northern four-fifths of the state, including Lewiston , Bangor and Auburn .
Jared Golden is a former member of the U.S. Marine Corps. Use of his military rank, job titles and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Marine Corps or the Department of Defense.
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Congressman Jared Golden was born in Lewiston and was raised in Leeds, a small town in Maine’s Second Congressional District. After the September 11th attacks, he enlisted in the Marine Corps infantry and served combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.