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Morning Sentinel/Kennebec Journal / February 7, 2021
WABI / October 16, 2021
Bangor Daily News / September 29, 2021
Morning Sentinel/Kennebec Journal / September 25, 2021
Kennebec Behavioral Health to sponsor 100 students in Hope 5K
Proceeds are to benefit Crisis & Counseling Centers’ goal to make mental health and substance use disorder care accessible to all.
Morning Sentinel/Kennebec Journal / September 24, 2021
WGME / July 16, 2021
News Center Maine / March 13, 2021
Annual parent conference now focusing on the struggles of remote learning
Each year, G.E.A.R. Parent Network and Maine Parent Federation hold a conference, but this year the focus will be on supporting kids and parents through the pandemic
Morning Sentinel/Kennebec Journal / March 12, 2021
Augusta may tap state resources to reach out to residents with substance use problems
At Thursday night’s meeting, Augusta city councilors met with the state’s Opioid Response Project Manager Rowland Robinson who offered the city the use of the state’s media campaign materials.
Morning Sentinel/Kennebec Journal / March 10, 2021
Parental support conference to be held online March 16-24
Annual event hosted by G.E.A.R. Parent Network and Maine Parent Federation.
Morning Sentinel/Kennebec Journal / February 12, 2021
Help for drug addiction coming to streets of Augusta
A state-funded partnership with the Augusta Police Department will bring a behavioral health clinician to connect people with substance use disorder to resources meant to address addiction.
News Center Maine / February 10, 2021
WMTW / February 9, 2021
Tuesday, November 30, 2021, AUGUSTA, ME – Crisis & Counseling Centers (C&C) announced today the appointment of Angela Bartlett, Executive Director of Human Resources at Pine State Trading Co., to its Board of Directors. Angela will provide strategic direction...
Kennebec Behavioral Health Sponsors up to 100 Students in Crisis & Counseling Centers Signs of Hope 5K
Thursday, September 23, 2021, AUGUSTA, ME – For Immediate Release – Kennebec Behavioral Health has generously offered to sponsor 100 students in Crisis & Counseling Center’s annual Signs of Hope 5K Walk/Run to help raise support, break down stigma, and raise...
Help is available for families in Kennebec County and surrounding areas recovering from substance use disorders hoping to rebuild their parenting skills and reconnect with their children.
A free 17-week “Nurturing Parenting for Families in Recovery” class hosted by Crisis & Counseling Centers along with Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (KVCAP) kicked off earlier this month and co-sponsors want families to know that it is not too late to...
G.E.A.R. Parent Network and Maine Parent Federation Announce Joint Annual Conference for Parental Support During Pandemic
Two of Maine’s leading organizations known for providing support and education to parents are teaming up again this year with a free 4-day conference in March 2021 that will be held virtually. Monday, March 8th, 2021, AUGUSTA, Maine / For Immediate Release – G.E.A.R....
Crisis & Counseling Centers Slated to Launch Co-Responder Program in Partnership with Augusta Police Department to Combat Opioid Addiction and Overdoses
As part of Governor Mills’ OPTIONS initiative, licensed behavioral health clinicians will now be embedded within law enforcement agencies and working alongside first responders statewide. Tuesday, February 9, 2021, AUGUSTA, ME / For Immediate Release – In response to...
Crisis & Counseling Centers Now Offers Youth & Family Navigator Services for Young People, ages 10 – 24, At-Risk of Suicide Across Nine Maine Counties
An evidence-based program, the first of its kind in Maine, will be implemented in an effort to reduce the rate of suicide deaths, suicide attempts, and suicidal ideation among young people in Maine, ages 10 -24. Monday, January 25, 2021, AUGUSTA, ME / For Immediate...
On the evening of Tuesday, January 12th from 5pm – 7pm the G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a program of Crisis & Counseling Centers, will host a free virtual training for parents and community partners (educators, providers, and other professionals) titled “Understanding Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)”.
1,500 KN95 masks have been distributed to 16 area nonprofits providing essential services across central and mid-coast Maine
May 21, 2020, Augusta, ME – For Immediate Release -- Crisis & Counseling Centers (C&C), along with 15 other Partner Programs of the United Way of Kennebec Valley (UWKV) are now equipped with KN95 masks that allow staff to continue to respond to the needs of...
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