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The 23rd Annual Northern New England Conference on Child Maltreatment

October 25 & 26, 2018 Registration is $150.00  for both days or $75 for a single day                                                                       SESSION TOPICS:                                                             ·        Building Pathways to Power: Creating Opportunities with young…

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IN THE NEWS

September 10, 2018 in News, News-Events, Uncategorized

WGAN Newsradio: Interview with Kristen Farnham

Kristen Farnham, Vice President of Development at Spurwink Services, joins WGAN Newsradio’s Maine Points program to share Spurwink’s history, mission, and upcoming happenings. Click here to listen to the radio…

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August 13, 2018 in News

Turner Publishing: Spurwink adds physician with specialty in child abuse pediatrics

PORTLAND — Spurwink Services, a nationally accredited nonprofit organization offering a broad range of mental health, education, and residential services, recently announced Amanda Brownell, M.D., has joined the Spurwink Child…

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August 6, 2018 in News, News-Events

WVOM-FM: A Family for ME Foster Care Awareness

In July, Becky Beal was interviewed on the WVOM-FM radio station about A Family for ME, speaking about the 2,000 children who are currently in foster care in Maine.  Two-thousand…

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June 8, 2018 in News, News-Events

Bangor Daily News: Children’s Behavioral Health Treatment

Spurwink’s President & CEO, Eric Meyer, offers his perspective on the acute need for children’s behavioral health treatment in this article from the Bangor Daily News.

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April 16, 2018 in News, News-Events, Uncategorized

The Forecaster: Portland race to benefit Spurwink Services

PORTLAND — Spurwink Services was chosen as the nonprofit beneficiary for the inaugural Portland 10 Miler road race to be held Sunday, April 22. Spurwink serves 6,800 Maine families, children and individuals affected…

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PRESS RELEASES

August 3, 2018 in Press Release

SPURWINK WELCOMES NEW PEDIATRICIAN

PORTLAND, ME – Spurwink Services, a nationally accredited nonprofit organization offering a broad range of mental health, education, and residential services, is pleased to announce that Amanda Brownell, MD, has…

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November 27, 2017 in Press Release

SPURWINK MERGER WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS, INC. WILL STRENGTHEN SERVICES FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES

Portland, ME – Spurwink Services and Community Partners, Inc. (CPI) are pleased to announce their intent to merge the two behavioral health organizations on January 1, 2018. The combined organization will…

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October 20, 2017 in Press Release

PRESIDENT OF MAINE NONPROFIT SPURWINK TESTIFIES BEFORE SENATOR COLLINS’ COMMITTEE AT HEARING ON AGING WITH DISABILITIES

Senator Collins Invited Eric Meyer, President And CEO Of Spurwink In Portland, To Testify Washington, D.C. – People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are living longer with medical and…

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December 9, 2016 in Press Release

Spurwink Awarded 2016 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Honor

Spurwink Services was the recipient of a 2016 Psychologically Healthy Workplace award, presented by the Maine Psychological Association. The award program recognizes organizations that make a commitment to workplace well being…

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November 6, 2016 in News, Press Release

Maine Sunday Telegram-Scene & Heard: Humanitarian Awards Ceremony

Giving – and taking – shelter from the Storm Margaret Logan- Society Notebook Below is an excerpt, please click link above to read complete article: A downpour forces Spurwink’s Humanitarian…

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