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May is Mental Health Month

In recognition of Mental Health Month in May, Sweetser is partnering with 10 Domino’s Pizza stores in Maine owned by Lee and Amanda Prior to deliver an important message that resources are available. Thousands of Mental Health Month 2021 flyers will be delivered on pizza boxes throughout Maine promoting the Maine Crisis Line, Intentional Warm

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$2.9M Award Paves Way for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced on February 5, 2021 that it has awarded Sweetser a $2.9 million grant to develop a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCHBC) in midcoast Maine. The award will expand services Sweetser delivers in Sagadahoc, northern coastal Cumberland County, and parts of Lincoln and Androscoggin counties.

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Online Wellness Tools for Coping with COVID-19

Sweetser is offering myStrength — a free and confidential online wellness tool with activities that individuals and families can use to cope with the stress and anxiety brought on by the pandemic. myStrength Online Wellness Tool & Activities Courtesy of Sweetser

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Raising Awareness and Funds for Eating Disorders Treatment

If Jenna Booth could have a conversation with her 12-year-old self she would have this to say: “Be unique. Embrace your differences. It is so important to love yourself. Self-love can make a huge impact on mental health and wellbeing. Your appearance doesn’t define who you truly are – it is what is on the

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Dignity, respect and compassion

Even in the most challenging of times, including now during a pandemic not experienced in a lifetime, it does not go unnoticed how we treat others. Sweetser values dignity, respect and compassion for all people.  Our caring and compassionate staff light the way to hope and healing in the communities we serve. Please take a

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Zero Suicide Outcomes Recognized

Sweetser has been a part of the national Zero Suicide effort since 2013. In January 2020, Sweetser’s outcomes and efforts were recognized in an article on the Zero Suicide website.

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Online Tool Supports Better Mental Health During COVID-19

During Mental Health Month in May, Sweetser has partnered with Lee and Amanda Prior, the owners of 10 Domino’s Pizza stores in Maine, to deliver a special message: that support is available in these challenging times. Through the delivery of thousands of flyers on pizza boxes, the community mental health provider invites individuals and families

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Intentional Warm Line Staffed for COVID-19 Response

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Intentional Warm Line has increased staff statewide by 60% to support all residents of Maine. It’s more important than ever to connect those in recovery from mental illness with the support they need. Staffed 24/7 – peer to peer phone support is available for adults by calling toll-free

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