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Maine Behavioral Healthcare
About Us


As part of the Maine Behavioral Healthcare Network, our programs and staff are the proud recipients of a number of local, regional, and national awards of excellence. The following is a partial list of those accolades:

  • 2015: Spring Harbor earns Top Performer recognition from The Joint Commission.
  • 2012: Dr. Bruce Chemelski, Senior Psychologist in the hospital's Developmental Disorders Program, was named Special Education Therapist of the Year for 2012 by MADSEC Administrators of Services for Children with Disabilities.
  • 2008: Anne Pringle, Board member, was named Volunteer of the Year by Maine Governor John Baldacci
  • 2008: Joseph Pastore, Director of Nutritional Services, wins Future Horizons Award from the National Society of Healthcare Foodservice Management (HFM)  
  • $324,000 grant from the Maine Health Access Foundation to continue the hospital's pilot program to integrate mental health treatment within primary care settings in Maine.
  • $15,000 grant from The Sadie and Harry Davis Foundation to research outcomes of Spring Harbor's intensive community treatment program serving youth and families of Greater Portland.
  • $12 million grant from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for dissemination of research to identify and prevent serious mental illness in youth
  • $1 million donation from Judy and Al Glickman of Cape Elizabeth to establish the Glickman Family Center for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Spring Harbor Hospital
  • Nation’s Top 100 Hospitals (Maine Medical Center)
  • Joint Commission  Gold Seal of Approval (Spring Harbor Hospital, Spring Harbor Counseling, and Maine Medical Center)
  • Healthcare Leaders national finalist for Top Leadership Teams in Healthcare competition (executive management team)
  • Warren Williams Assembly Speakers Award from the American Psychiatric Association (William McFarlane, M.D., director of psychiatric research)
  • GAINS Center National Achievement Award for involvement in the Cumberland County Jail Diversion Grant Program (the ACCESS assertive community treatment team for adults)
  • Johns Hopkins Department of Psychiatry’s Chairman Elkes Award for Innovation in Mental Health Services (Betty Jarratt, Maine Medical Center Psychiatric Consultation and Liaison Service)

Learn about our network of mental health services.

123 Andover Road, Westbrook, Maine 04092 | 1-866-857-6644, 207-761-2200