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ACIS ACIS stands for Adult Community Integration Services.  This is a case management service for adults.  This service assists people who are experiencing a mental health or behavioral issue, or who have mental retardation or a...

ACT Assertive Community Treatment, or ACT for short, is a highly integrated person-centered approach for delivering mental health services.  ACT strives to enhance the quality of life for individuals by promoting independence and recovery, to...

Adolescent Resocialization During adolescent resocialization, our staff works with adolescents with histories of severely disruptive, destructive behaviors to teach them healthy approaches to controlling behaviors, emotions, and thoughts while repairing relationships and...

Adult CSU Located at our Brunswick location, our adult Crisis Stabilization Unit is a short-term therapeutic placement for an adult who is experiencing a mental health crisis. This unit is available to anyone throughout Maine; contact us for more information.

Crisis Stabilization Our Crisis Stabilization Unit's goal is to provide a safe, supportive environment allowing you to resolve your current mental health crisis.  Our team consists of trained Crisis Stabilization Counselors, a licensed Clinican, LPN and...

Day Treatment This service combines comprehensive behavioral treatment with individualized special education services.  Services are provided in both schools, for students who are in need of out-of-school-district placement for a serious emotional...

Experiential Learning This is a hands-on learning program for students, ages 12 to 18, experiencing an emotional disturbance who have difficulty in traditional academic settings.  It provides an innovative pre-vocational opportunity to students who are...

FOCUS Through Adventure FOCUS Through Adventure is a leader in the field of adventure-based and experiential education.  It provides leadership, team development and enhances learning by challenging individuals to move beyond perceived barriers within, and an...

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Housing From rental subsidies to subsidized apartments, Sweetser is here to assist you with your housing needs. Feel free to call us toll-free at 1-800-434-3000 to see what we can do for you.

Intentional Warm Line (IWL) The Intentional Warm Line operates continually 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  It is a peer to peer mental health support line for adults, ages 18 and over.  A person can have a conversation with a trained specialist who has actual life...

Learning & Recovery Center Sweetser's Learning & Recovery Center in Brunswick serves adults who are recovering from the effects of trauma, mental illness and substance abuse. At The Learning & Recovery Center, we challenge participants to do something different....

LINK Learning Interacting Nurturing Kids or LINK for short is a specialized program established at the Sweetser School in Saco offers individualized instruction through the Applied Behavior Analysis model to students who are diagnosed with Autism...

Maine Crisis Hotline Sweetser's Maine Crisis Hotline allows a person to speak with a trained crisis clinician at any time.  The Crisis Hotline serves children, adolescents, families, and adults.  The hope of the Maine Crisis Hotline is to help to stabilize...

Medication Management Medication Management Services include a comprehensive assessment by a psychiatrist, psychiatric nurse practitioner or advanced practice registered nurse to formulate diagnoses, prescribe psychotropic medications, provide related education and...

Mid Coast Emergency Room Support Sweetser’s emergency room support services include helping clients and their families with emergency expenses such as transportation, appointments, and potential hotel accomodations. For more information about our emergency room support or...

Mobile Crisis Intervention Mobile crisis intervention specialists respond to clients’ calls for assistance in their homes, at schools, in other community locations, or in community hospital’s emergency rooms. Sweetser’s mobile crisis intervention...

NEED Program The New England Eating Disorders (NEED) program at Sweetser, formerly affiliated with Mercy Hospital, is the only comprehensive eating disorder treatment program in the state of Maine. At the NEED Program, medical, psychological, social and...

Outpatient Therapy Outpatient Therapy includes individual outpatient therapy, family therapy, marital and group psychotherapy.  It is provided by our clinical staff and our extensive network of affiliated clinicians.  We work with clients to find a...

Peer Support Peer programs have been gaining recognition in recent years for their proven effectiveness in reducing the need for more intensive and costly treatment services, such as hospitalization. Sweetser's Learning & Recovery Center in Brunswick...

Psychological Testing The tests address ADHD evaluations, intellectual functioning, learning disability evaluations, behavioral assessments, and diagnostic evaluations and are administered by a licensed psychologist. With the test results, we are able to create more...

Rep Payee Rep Payee or Representative Payee, also known as a substitute payee, is a person who receives United States Social Security Disability or SSI for a person who is not fully capable of managing his or her benefits.

Residential Services At Sweetser, our residential treatment services are oriented around keeping families together; we strive to make our services family centered and heavily focused on unification of children, adolescents, and their families.  We are all about...

Saco Family Focus

Same-Day Access Same-Day Access allows you to access immediate mental health assistance and support, whether you have a single-service need or require more in-depth services.  Comprehensive mental health care is available for people experiencing or coping...

School-based Supervisor Sweetser school-based clinicians collaborate with school personnel and families to reduce the barriers to school success that confront children and adolescents, especially those at emotional or behavioral risk or those with mental health...

Skills Development At Sweetser we are dedicated to providing our clients with the best services possible, and we try our best to increase social and relational skills in order to increase their quality of life and position in the community.

Substance Abuse Substance abuse is defined as the excessive use of a potentially addictive substance, especially one that may modify body functions, such as alcohol and drugs.  Sweetser offers a safe, structured, ongoing, and individualized program for the...

TCM Targeted Case Management (TCM) services assist families of children under the age of 21 who are experiencing a mental health or behavioral issue, or who have mental retardation or a developmental delay, with identifying their goals and...

The Schools at Sweetser The Schools offer an exceptional special education experience for youth, ages 5 to 20, that assists them in overcoming both behavioral and learning impairments.  Teacher instruction and educational materials are presented at a level that is...

Veterans Services Veterans Services at Sweetser include support and counseling and as well as therapy for active military members, veterans and their families. We can offer confidential consultation and support We have veterans on staff who know the rigors of post...

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One of Margaret Norbert 's clients writes that, "Maggie is a wonderful therapist who sets a goal and inspires her clients to reach it. She uses practical examples of how to use strategies in real life - I highly recommend her!"

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Executive Address: 2 Pendleton Drive Saco, Maine          Mailing Address: 50 Moody Street Saco, Maine 04072-0892          Phone: 1-800-434-3000                           Copyright © 2017  Sweetser    info@sweetser.org