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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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Free online wellness tool, myStrength

Sweetser is offering a free and confidential online tool, myStrength — “the health club for your mind.” For tips on how to handle anxiety, achieve wellness along with lots of inspirations. Register now! Use Access Code: SweetserCommunity

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Sanford civic organizations raise money for suicide prevention/awareness

Jamming for Suicide Prevention & Awareness and other events hosted in February by Sanford civic groups raised a total of $15,333 for Sweetser programs. Each organization held their own fundraiser and it culminated with a benefit concert Feb. 29 with performances from Whiskey Bent & Hell Hounds, Texas Pete, Southbound, Barfly’s, Stone Free and Northern

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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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