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Learn seven basic eating disorder recovery skills

This article originally appeared on the Eating Disorders Association of Maine website. It was written by Briana Ciallela, a clinical intern for Sweetser’s New England Eating Disorders (NEED) program. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Bard College and is currently a Master of Social Work candidate at the University of New

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Dedicated, compassionate and a winner!

In case you haven’t heard, a Sweetser employee started 2020 off right winning a special holiday drawing for Powerball in New York City, as reported by WABI 5 in Bangor. Blaine Marston works at Developmental Services in Bangor and his response to everyone’s question – “now that you’re a millionaire, will you quit your job?” He told

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Partnership Leads to Recognition as an Exemplary Practice

Sweetser has been recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as a TCPI (Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative) Exemplary Practice.  A formal Letter of Commendation was presented to the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network (NNEPTN) team in celebration on September 11, 2019. In 2016, Sweetser partnered with NNEPTN, led by Maine Quality

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Sweetser Services for Better Tomorrows

Access Sweetser services for better tomorrows by calling 1-800-434-3000. If you or someone you know needs access to crisis services, call the Maine Crisis Line (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week) at 1-888-568-1112. 

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Eating Disorders: one of the deadliest mental illnesses

Patrice Lockhart, MD, Medical Director for the New England Eating Disorders Program at Sweetser was interviewed for an article in the Maine Sunday Telegram. Sweetser’s eating disorders program is located in Saco on a therapeutic campus. The program supports people of all ages and genders, and offers services including assessments, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.

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