Map of Cumberland County, Maine

Cumberland County, Maine

Population: 293,557


Cumberland County is home to almost 22 percent of Maine's total population. During the time period from 2015-2017, Cumberland County had an average of 3.1 drug-related overdose deaths per 10,000 residents. It also has the highest number and percentage of overdoses in Maine at 22 percent. During 2018, the Cumberland County Division of Maine Pretrial Services screened approximately 1,600 defendants prior to initial appearance and supervised 630 defendants in the community. Approximately 70 percent had SUD, 50 percent had OUD, and 60 percent had mental health disorders, yet only 40 percent received referrals to substance use services and 20 percent to mental health services. The goals of the Cumberland County Jail are to extend MAT to all persons incarcerated in the jail in need of such services; expand community involvement with the jail; and create a smooth transition to community care for incarcerated individuals upon their release.