Summer fun at Bog Lake (Photo courtesy of Abby Frutchey)
New this week:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, October 4 – 20, 5:30 – 8 pm: NAMI Basics is a 6-session education program for parents, caregivers, and other family members who provide care for youth who are experiencing mental health symptoms. When you participate in NAMI Basics, you’ll realize that you’re not alone. You’ll find support and shared understanding from people who truly get your situation. Details and registration here.
A free, 8-week education program for the family and friends of someone who is living with a mental health condition. Learn how to support a loved one with compassion, manage your own stress, find and use local support services, and handle a crisis. Receive up-to-date information on mental health conditions, current treatments, and emerging therapies. 3 starting dates to choose from:
- Tuesdays, September 13 – November 1, 2022, 6 – 8:30 pm: Details and registration here.
- Thursdays, September 22 to November 10, 5:30 – 8 pm: Details and registration here.
- Mondays, October 3 to November 21, 2022, 5:30 – 8 pm: Details and registration here.
Maine Roads to Quality is thrilled to announce a Washington County conference for early childhood and out-of-school time professionals. Learning and Growing from the Outside In will take place on Saturday, September 24th from 9-3 at Washington County Community College in Calais. Come and join us for a day filled with fun, learning, and connecting with nature! Conference t-shirts, give-aways, refreshments/lunch, and a chance for door prizes ~ all for a modest registration fee of $10. Registration opens on Monday, August 15th. Questions? Contact Theresa Fisk, MRTQ District Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-956-2070 (text or voice). Download a flyer to share.
The Celia Lipton Farris and Victor W. Farris Foundation is now accepting concept proposals for the Supporting Bold Leadership in Community Mental Health & Wellness Initiative. One of our Maine Community Foundation partners shared these updated guidelines for up to $50,000 for one year of support.