Showing articles 21 - 30 (191 total)
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...
Posted on 07/03/2014 at 03:10 pm
Rockport, ME - The merger of Harbor Family Services into Sweetser has been completed, strengthening the presence of mental health services in the midcoast area. The merger, which both organizations had been working toward was completed on Monday, July 1. The merger adds an additional six locations to Sweetser’s geographic reach. “We have...
Posted on 06/17/2014 at 04:36 pm
Old Orchard Beach, ME - The Sweetser/Prime Motor Group Golf Classic on June 16th at the Dunegrass Country Club raised nearly $50,000 to benefit Sweetser’s statewide services and programs. The tournament was sold out with 36 teams. It was perfect golf weather as players made their way through the 18-hole course. A putting contest, hosted by...
Posted on 06/04/2014 at 03:30 pm
Thanks to a generous donation and reinstatement of funds from DHHS, Sweetser’s Learning and Recovery Center will continue to serve peers in the midcoast region. A pledge of $50,000 made by Portland attorney Daniel Lilley and his wife Annette, in memory of their son David A. Lilley, gave Sweetser the opportunity to approach the state for...
Posted on 06/02/2014 at 05:25 pm
Portland attorney Daniel Lilley has come forward to offer a generous donation of $50,000 to support Sweetser’s Learning and Recovery Center in Brunswick. The donation is being made in memory of his late son, David A. Lilley. Reached Monday, Lilley said, “My wife Annette and I are donating $50,000 to Sweetser to cover their funding shortfall at...
Posted on 05/28/2014 at 10:46 am
Sweetser’s Learning and Recovery Center, where Peer Support Services have been offered to clients for over ten years, will be forced to close by the end of June due to the inability of the Department of Health and Human Services to provide adequate funding. Sweetser leadership has been trying since May 2013 to have a dialogue with DHHS leaders...
Posted on 05/20/2014 at 04:01 pm
The Annual Sweetser/KeyBank Sold on Kids Auction raised over $100,000, the highest total ever for this gala, hosted by WCSH Sports Director, Lee Goldberg. The auction is Sweetser’s largest single fundraising event. Funds raised help support Sweetser statewide programs. Approximately 350 people attended the event, held on May 9, at the Portland...
Posted on 04/22/2014 at 10:17 am
Sweetser is proud to announce that we will be offering Mental Health First Aid - a structured course that teaches individuals how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Sweetser is the first organization in Maine to offer this nationally-recognized training to members of the public at...
Posted on 04/17/2014 at 01:57 pm
Sweetser’s School-based Outpatient Services has been awarded a $15,000, one-year grant from the United Way of York County, which will be used to serve underinsured and uninsured children and families in York County school districts. The grant is part of the United Way’s support of educational and health programs throughout the area. Grant...
Posted on 04/08/2014 at 03:09 pm
The Sweetser/KeyBank 22nd Annual Sold on Kids Auction and Dinner will be held on May 9, from 5:30 - 10:00 p.m. at the Sable Oaks Marriott in South Portland. Join host Lee Goldberg of WCSH6 along with auctioneer and Sweetser board member Bill Zafirson for a fun evening to benefit Sweetser! The event features dinner, live and silent auctions with...
What Our Clients Are Saying
Good news comes from a Sanford client, who described that Carrie Hill's therapy work has made a difference, Jayne Britton has found the right medications and Michelle Beaulieu is really there for him.
Full Story | More Stories of Excellence