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Janice Nadeau Named Sweetser’s Vice President of Human Resources

Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

Janice Nadeau, SPHR, has been named as Sweetser’s new Vice President of Human Resources, replacing Phil Trudeau, who has retired after 16 years in the position. Janice has more than two decades of experience in human resources, and has joined Sweetser from Kemp Goldberg, where she was Human Resources Director; prior to that, Janice held...

Sweetser hosting a Hiring Open House on January 14 in Belfast

Posted 3 weeks ago

Sweetser will be hosting a Hiring Open House at our new Belfast location on 41 Wight Street, on Wednesday, January 14, from 4:00-7:00pm. On-site interviews will be conducted, including for the following openings: Child Case Manager, School-based Clinicians and Home & Community Treatment Clinicians. There are also openings for Youth & Family...

Sweetser Receives $800,000 from Next Generation Foundation

Posted on 12/16/2014 at 02:07 pm

Sweetser, a nonprofit mental health organization with locations throughout Maine, has recently been awarded two grants, totaling $800,000 from the Next Generation Foundation, a charitable organization located in Blue Hill, Maine supporting education, health enhancement, and basic human needs.  The awards will be used to improve safety and...

Debra Taylor is Named Sweetser's New President and CEO

Posted on 10/10/2014 at 09:30 am

At the 65th annual meeting of the board and corporators held on October 9, Debra Taylor was officially installed as the new President and CEO of Sweetser. Debra has been an integral part of the Sweetser family for 14 years, the last seven of which she has helmed the Finance Department in the role of Vice President. Carl Pendleton, who has...

Sweetser Offers Tips for Parents During National Bullying Prevention Month

Posted on 10/07/2014 at 10:13 am

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and in observance of that, we're sharing some information you might find helpful for you, or someone you love. Bullying is painful, lasting and related to low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts, anger, and other mental and physical health p roblems. Because of the increased risk of suicide associated...

Sweetser Training Institute Announces Request for Proposals

Posted on 09/25/2014 at 01:56 pm

The Sweetser Training Institute is pleased to announce RFPs for workshops to be offered in the spring of 2015. Working toward the goal of offering more trainings by experts within Maine, the Sweetser Training Institute is asking  interested and qualified individuals to submit proposals for mental health and substance abuse workshops to be...

September is National Recovery Month

Posted on 09/02/2014 at 12:54 pm

In its 25th year, Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders. This year's theme, " Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out ," encourages people to openly speak up about mental and substance use disorders and the reality of recovery, and promotes ways...

Cycle for Sweetser - A Family Fun Ride

Posted on 08/13/2014 at 11:46 am

Registration Now Open! Cycle for Sweetser is Sweetser's first family-friendly bike ride event, and will take place on Saturday, September 27. The ride will begin at 10:00 a.m. from the campus of The School at Sweetser, 50 Moody Street, Saco, and take place entirely on the Eastern Trail.  Riders can choose between three distances: a 2 mile kid...

Sweetser's Training Institute Announces New Course Schedule

Posted on 08/13/2014 at 10:30 am

The Sweetser Training Institute has announced new courses for the fall season.  Click here to be redirected to the Training Institute calendar.  

US Olympian Julia Clukey Visits The School at Sweetser in Saco

Posted on 07/30/2014 at 04:10 pm

On Monday, July 28, US Olympic luger Julia Clukey visited The School at Sweetser in Saco, and spoke to a group of about 50 students, teacher and administrators about the importance of setting goals and embracing challenges.  The Augusta native started her visit by showing a video explaining how she became involved with the sport of luge, her...

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