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Posted on 09/20/2011 at 03:00 pm
On September 23, at 10:10am, a "flash mob" will commence at Monument Square in downtown Portland. The flash mob is open to the public and those who attend will be dancing to Katy Perry's "Firework." Participants are encouraged to wear purple or teal shirts, to coincide with the colors of National Recovery Month. The event is being led by local...
Posted on 09/13/2011 at 03:45 pm
Sweetser's second annual Family Day & Cruise-In will be located conveniently at the Cook's Corner Mall in Brunswick from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, and is open to the public! Bring your family and friends and come join the fun! Pile them in your classic car or the sidecar of your motorcycle! Activities will include: FREE mini...
Posted on 09/06/2011 at 09:45 am
Sweetser is pleased to welcome Ed Pontius, MD, back to our Brunswick Psychiatric Medication Management team. Dr. Pontius previously served as Sweetser's medical director from 2002-2005 and most recently had served as the medical director for the ACT Team (Assertive Community Treatment) in Portland, Maine. Dr. Pontius is a distinguished fellow...
Posted on 08/30/2011 at 03:30 pm
Sweetser's 22nd Annual Golf Classic was made possible thanks to our major tournament sponsor, Ira Rosenberg of Prime Motor Group, whose generous $10,000 donation supported the event. Pictured (L to R): Sweetser Director of Development, Todd Henry; Ira Rosenberg; Sweetser CEO Carl Pendleton.
Posted on 07/19/2011 at 03:15 pm
Members of the Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide baseball team hosted 13 students from The School at Sweetser on Tuesday for a baseball clinic. The students traveled by bus from the Saco campus to The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach for the clinic which lasted about an hour. Players from the Raging Tide, including Rich Anastasi, Tom Bourdon, Jim...
Posted on 06/29/2011 at 04:45 pm
The Sweetser/Prime Motor Group Golf Classic held on June 27 at Dunegrass Country Club raised over $46,000. The 37-team bracket was full for the first time in a number of years, and included teams ranging from financial institutions to local construction companies and municipal offices. Golfers completed the 18-hole course in just under 5 hours,...
Posted on 06/24/2011 at 08:30 am
The new Sweetser website, launched in March 2011, was a finalist in the 2011 TechMaine Awards category for best non-profit website. These annual technology awards recognize technological accomplishments within the past year and present awards to Maine's top technology companies and individuals. The Technology Awards Gala and presentation took...
Posted on 06/16/2011 at 02:00 pm
Family, friends and staff filled the gym on The School at Sweetser's Saco campus to celebrate the achievements of six seniors and 10 eighth graders. To begin the inspiring ceremony, Director of Educational Services Eslie Parquette addressed the audience and expressed gratitude to all those in attendance whose support clearly made a significant...
Posted on 06/08/2011 at 03:00 pm
The United Way Day of Caring for York County got underway early on June 8 at Sweetser, with 35 volunteers from Unum rallying on the campus of The School at Sweetser in Saco. Volunteers were given rakes, shovels, weed wackers and paint brushes, all in an effort to help Sweetser with general landscaping and maintenance projects. Linda Danielson,...
Posted on 06/08/2011 at 11:00 am
Sweetser has embarked on a partnership with the United Way of Mid Coast Maine (UWMCM) and the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program (MCHPP) to offer on-site mental health services directly to members of the community who are seeking food assistance. Sweetser staff will be providing mental health services on the fourth Thursday of each month from...
What Our Clients Are Saying
Back in 2004, our son had an 8-week stayat the Sweetser Crisis Stabilization Unit in Saco. Some of the best social coaching work that was ever done with him around developing coping strategies and using words to vocalize how he was feeling occurred during that time.The skills that he learned...
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