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New England Eating Disorders Program Transitions to Sweetser

Posted on 01/16/2017 at 09:22 am

Saco, Maine – The New England Eating Disorders (NEED) program became a part of Sweetser in January. The program was most recently affiliated with Mercy Hospital, and housed there since 1998. Sweetser renovated a new home for NEED on its 380-acre Saco campus – located off Route 1 and I-95. It’s the only comprehensive eating disorders treatment...

Catching Health Interview with Dr. Marc Kaplan on Preventing Suicide

Posted on 12/13/2016 at 02:10 pm

In this Catching Health 36-minute podcast with Sweetser's Medical Director Dr. Marc Kaplan, health reporter Diane Atwood discusses suicide warning signs and risk factors and what to say and do when you’re worried about someone.   

New England Eating Disorders (NEED) Program Has New Home at Sweetser in Saco

Posted on 10/24/2016 at 09:01 am

New England Eating Disorders (NEED) Program Has New Home at Sweetser in Saco The program will continue to see patients at Mercy Hospital until January Portland and Saco, Maine – In January, the New England Eating Disorders (NEED) program will become a part of Sweetser – one of Maine’s most comprehensive behavioral health care organizations...

Deb Taylor Honored in 2016 Mainebiz Women to Watch

Posted on 08/11/2016 at 02:09 pm

Deb Taylor, president and CEO of Sweetser, and Julia Birtolo, a special education teacher and farm manager at the Sweetser School, talk about the program while petting Zoe in the school’s stables. Photo / Tim Greenway Mainebiz selected Sweetser President & CEO Deb Taylor as a 2016 Women to Watch honoree for her contributions to the behavioral...

Sweetser Awarded Contract to Provide Recovery-Based Peer Training Statewide

Posted on 07/18/2016 at 08:33 am

Saco, ME – July 18, 2016 – The Maine Department of Health and Human Services, in coordination with the Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, has awarded Sweetser the contract to provide recovery-based peer training statewide. A peer is an individual who is receiving or has received services related to the diagnosis of a serious...

WGME13 highlights Sweetser Experiential Learning Program

Posted on 07/14/2016 at 08:35 am

WGME13 recently profiled the ExL Program at The School at Sweetser in Saco.  Click through to view the piece!

Sweetser Benefit Night at Brunswick Five Guys

Posted on 07/11/2016 at 09:57 am

Sweetser will receive 10% of all sales on Wednesday, July 27th from 5 to 8 p.m. at the  Five Guys  restaurant in Brunswick next to the Cooks Corner Mall at 170 Bath Road. Please share with family, colleagues, and friends in the Brunswick area and join us to help support Sweetser programs and services. For more information, contact the...

Sweetser/Prime Motor Group Golf Classic Raises $52,000

Posted on 06/30/2016 at 12:59 pm

Sunny skies prevailed at the 27th Sweetser/Prime Motor Group Golf Classic on June 20th at Dunegrass Golf Club, raising a record breaking $52,000 to support Sweetser’s statewide programs and services. The popular tournament was sold out with 37 teams. WCSH6 Sports Director, Lee Goldberg, once again hosted the putting contest and partnered with...

Sweetser Training Institute Issues RFP for 2016-2017 Catalog

Posted on 04/04/2016 at 01:33 pm

Are you interested in leading a workshop for the Training Institute? If so, we would love to have you join us! We are currently scheduling the next group of workshop offerings for the Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 Catalog. If you are interested in teaching a half-day or full-day course, or multiple courses, in an area of expertise that you have, we...

Dirigo Stories profiles Sweetser's Experiential Learning Program

Posted on 03/18/2016 at 04:50 pm

WGME13's Jana Barnello recently visited The School at Sweetser in Saco's Ricker Farm to profile the Experiential Learning Program. Click here  to view the video!

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