CORONAVIRUS PLANNING & RESPONSE

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Spurwink considers the health and safety of its clients and staff to be its highest priority. In this rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, Spurwink is working closely with the CDC, DHHS, DOE, CDS and other partners to operate in the manner that is safest for all while also providing essential behavioral health services. Click here to read more.

Maine Sunday Telegram: Chelsea Organic Garden Program

By September 15, 2015 May 16th, 2016 News

Since 2010, Ben Dearnley, owner and farmer of Life Force Farm a diversified organic vegetable CSA in Bowdoinham, has been working at Spurwink’s Chelsea Day Treatment School to expand its therapeutic gardening program by sharing his farming know-how with students and getting them involved in garden planning, preparation, seed ordering, planting, transplanting, harvesting and tracking yield to foster healthy eating, as well as improving the students’ knowledge of science and mathematics – all while instilling a joy of gardening and vocational skills.