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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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Auction Funds Important Services and COVID-19 Support

Sweetser Medical Director Marc Kaplan, DO, talked with Celeste Baranyi from WBLM/Townsquare Media about the Sweetser/KeyBank Sold on Kids Online Auction underway through October 19, 2020. Support from the auction funds services for people of all ages with mental and behavioral health, intellectual and developmental services, recovery, and education.   Find out how to contribute

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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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September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Sweetser wants you to know that support is available. Call the Maine Crisis Line at 1-888-568-1112. Or if you would like to talk with a peer support specialist who has experience in recovery, call the Intentional Warm Line at 1-866-771-9276. Both phone lines can be accessed any time, day or night.

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Client Update Regarding COVID-19 Safety Measures

Sweetser is following guidelines provided by the Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  In accordance with that guidance, we have established family visits for clients within our Residential programs. Please contact the program directly, or call 1-800-434-3000 to find out details on how to participate in these

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Free Training on Suicide Prevention

In partnership with the Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention, Sweetser is offering free courses for clinicians and community members to support the prevention of suicide. Look for online training on the Suicide Safer Care Training Portal.    

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Donor Update

You may have read that the donor databases of many nonprofit organizations were part of a breach of Blackbaud. Though Sweetser uses this software developed for organizations involved in social good, we want you to know that Sweetser’s information was not part of that data breach.

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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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