CORONAVIRUS PLANNING & RESPONSE

See how Spurwink is preparing and responding to COVID-19

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.

 

NEWS & EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

President’s Leadership Event

You are invited! President’s Leadership Event Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm via Zoom (link coming soon) Topic: COVID-19 Impact on Spurwink: Highs & Lows and Lessons…

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IN THE NEWS

August 10, 2020 in News, News-Events

Eric Meyer OpEd in the Portland Press Herald: “Maine Voices: COVID crisis hits behavioral health”

This article was published by the Portland Press Herald, which requires a subscription to read online articles. View the article online through the link below or read the copied article,…
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April 30, 2020 in Blog, COVID 19 Related Blogs, News

CCCAC team mate interview on 99.9 The Wolf

Listen to Cumberland County Children's Advocacy Center's (CCCAC) team mate Detective Kelly Gorham being interviewed by Michelle and Andy from 99.9 The Wolf. Detective Gorham talks about her efforts, along…
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November 21, 2019 in News, News-Events

Firefighter continues area toy drive he launched in high school

Portland Press Herald: Read about how this pancake breakfast is benefiting children and families throughout the state and hear from Spurwink's own BHH Coordinator, Darcy Wilcox. Read the full article…
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October 25, 2019 in News, News-Events

Maine Women Magazine: Bridge Builders

Spurwink Cultural Broker Amal Hassan is interviewed by Maine Women Magazine in their October 2019 edition. Read about what it means to help translate cultural differences for new Mainers and…
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October 22, 2019 in News, News-Events

City police chief honored for humanitarian efforts

Portland Press Herald: Spurwink Services, a non-profit mental health and behavioral health treatment organization, will present Roberts with its 33rd Humanitarian Award. Read the full article here.  
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PRESS RELEASES

September 23, 2020 in Press Release

SPURWINK RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL PAPER FOUNDATION GRANT

PORTLAND, ME – Spurwink has been awarded a $2,000 grant from International Paper’s Auburn, ME Mill and the International Paper Foundation (IPF). Funds will support the expansion of therapeutic gardening…
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July 13, 2020 in Press Release

SPURWINK CENTER FOR SAFE AND HEALTHY FAMILIES CHILD ABUSE PEDIATRICIAN, LAWRENCE R. RICCI, MD, ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

PORTLAND, ME – After over 25 years of evaluating and treating several thousand children for abuse concerns, Lawrence R. Ricci, MD, announces his retirement as Child Abuse Pediatrician at the…
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April 2, 2020 in Press Release

SPURWINK MEETS URGENT NEED, ANNOUNCES ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH CARE FUND

PORTLAND, ME – Spurwink has launched the Access to Mental Health Care Fund in response to the need for critical mental health treatment during the COVID-19 crisis and due to…
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March 12, 2020 in Press Release

SPURWINK RECEIVES UNITED WAY OF YORK COUNTY 2020 COMMUNITY INVESTMENT

PORTLAND, ME – Spurwink today announced that it has been awarded two grants from United Way of York County totaling $37,000 over two years. This investment will help area preK-high…
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January 22, 2020 in Press Release

FOUR LOCAL BUSINESSES TO HOST OPEN HOUSE: SPURWINK TO CELEBRATE OPENING BANGOR LOCATION

Bangor, ME- The businesses of 139 State Street invite the public to attend an open house on January 25, 2020 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Danielle Pease Photography, E. Mae Media…
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