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2017 News

Winter 2017 Possibilities Newsletter
A publication for friends of Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Opiate Prescribing Monitoring Program - Fact Sheet
This Fact Sheet discusses the implementation of Public Law Chapter 488: "An Act to Prevent Opiate Abuse by Strengthening the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program." The Fact Sheet lists information on revised rules for prescribing.

Mary Jane Krebs Selected for Psychiatric Facility National Expert Panel
March 6, 2017

2016 News

Yellow Tulip Project Ceremony Reducing Stigma
October 26, 2016

Spring Harbor Hospital is a Gold Star for Addressing Tobacco
33 Maine Hospitals Recognized through the 2016 Gold Star Standards of Excellence Program

New Addiction Model Provides "No Wrong Door" Treatment
A collaborative effort between Maine Behavioral Healthcare, Mid Coast Hospital, and Pen Bay Medical Center, EMBARK treats any level of addiction.
September 26, 2016

9th Annual Glickman Symposium
September 26 Press Release

Mainbiz Giving Guide 2016 (MBH featured on pages 40-41)
September 23, 2016

2016 It Takes a Community Forum
September 15 Press Release

Maine Behavioral Healthcare tackles opioid crisis with holistic approach
September 19, 2016

Robyn Ostrander, M.D., Joins the Department of Psychiatry at Maine Medical Center
Dr. Ostrander will also chair the Glickman Family Center for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Spring Harbor Hospital, a division of Maine Behavioral Healthcare.
September 2, 2016

Signs of Hope for Young Adults in Mental Health Treatment
Signs of Hope Raises over $185,000 for The Lunder Family Alliance at Spring Harbor Hospital.
Portland Press Herald
, August 14, 2016

Demand Grows for Inpatient ASD and ID Programs
Interview with Dr. Matthew Siegel
New England Psychologist

Click to listen: Raising a Child with Autism
Dr. Matthew Siegel, guest speaker

Commentary: Maine Sen. Susan Collins offers hope for better access to treatment
By Dennis King, CEO
Portland Press Herald, March 29, 2016

MaineHealth Annual Health Index Reports Points to Progress, Challenges
March 16, 2016

Maine Behavioral Healthcare 2015 Annual Report

Spring Harbor Hospital to Reopen 12 Patient Beds
The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is supporting a funding request made by Spring Harbor Hospital to reopen 12 adult psychiatric treatment beds in Westbrook.

We Need Your Voice!
Thank you to those who joined us in Portland on Monday, January 11, for a discussion of the health of our community.

2015 News

Dennis King Receives Healthcare Executive Award
December 8, 2015

New Guidelines Aim to Educate Psychiatric Hospitals on Special Needs of Children with Autism and/or Intellectual Disability
Autism Speaks
November 30, 2015

Spring Harbor Earns Top Performer Recognition
November 23, 2015

New Study Outlines Best Hospital Practices for Children with Autism
Press Release
November 20, 2015

Publication Describes New Resource for Studying individuals Most Severely Affected By Autism
November 10, 2015

8th Annual Glickman Symposium for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Addresses Family Interventions in the Treatment of Children with Psychiatric Disorders
September 21, 2015

Society Notebook: Mental Health progress in Maine springs from generosity
Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram
August 9, 2015

Innovative Program to Improve Employment for Mentally Ill is Focus of Spring Harbor Hospital's Signs of Hope
July 22, 2015

Dr. Matthew Siegel Top 50 Bold Visionaries in Maine
July 1, 2015

Olympia Sports Promotion Raises $72,000 for Autism Research
June 18, 2015

Spring Harbor and Olympia Sports Team for Autism Research
March 24, 2015

Krebs Named President of Spring Harbor Hospital
March 6, 2015

2014 News

Zichella Named Development Director
November 20, 2014

Opening Celebration Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders
November 5, 2014

7th Annual Glickman Family Symposium
September 26, 2014

Hope and Generosity for Mental Health
Portland Press Herald, August 3, 2014

Olympia Sports Promotion Benefits Autism Research
April 2014

Spring Harbor Becomes Division of Maine Behavioral Healthcare
April 4, 2014

Let's Take Mental Illness out of the Shadows
Huffington Post, February 18, 2014

2013 News

Mental Blocks, Part 3: One Mother's Struggle to Help Her Child
MPBN, December 26, 2013

Maine Mental Health Partners Network Merges to
Become a Single, Unified Organization
December 6, 2013

Research Collaborative to Study Severe Autism
Autism Speaks, October 14, 2013

Maine researchers Secure Grant to Study Autism
WCSH-6, October 14, 2013

Severe Autism Target of Study
Science Magazine, October 11, 2013

Maine Researchers Awarded Autism Grant
MPBN, October 11, 2013

$1.2 Million Grant to Benefit Autism Research
Portland Press Herald, October 11, 2013

6th Annual Glickman Family Symposium October 4, 2013

Spring Harbor Fall 2013 Newsletter

Dr. Doug Robbins "Kevin's Story" interview
WCSH6, September 18, 2013

Society Notebook: A "Neon" Sign of Hope for Spring Harbor
Maine Sunday Telegram, August 4, 2013

Spring Harbor Hospital Annual Report
Our Annual Report for 2012

Autism Awareness: An Interview with Dr. Matthew Siegel
MPBN Maine Callling, April 24, 2013

Autism Inpatient Research Collaborative at Spring Harbor Hospital
Fox23 News Report, April 10, 2013

Save the Date: 6th Annual Glickman Family Center
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Symposium
October 4, 2013

Autism Speaks Awards $20,000 Grant to Pilot Program at Spring Harbor Hospital
April 1, 2013

Spring Harbor Hospital and Olympia Sports Team Up to Support Autism Research
April 1, 2013

Medicaid's Mental Health Emergency
American Medical News, March 4, 2013

Expanding Child Psychiatry Access Program Could
Resolve Psychiatrist Shortage in Maine
Bangor Daily News, January 31, 2013

Child Psychiatry Access Program Addresses
Psychiatrist Shortage in Maine
Lewiston Sun Journal, January 26, 2013

2012 News

Case Manager Helps Spring Harbor Patients with Community Transition
December 2012

Helping Families Sort through the Emotional Impact after the Tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut
Interview with Dr. Douglas Robbins, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
WCSH 6 News - December 14, 2012

Inpatient Units Benefit Children with Autism
Internal Medicine News, December 12, 2012

Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Demonstration Moving Toward Mental Health Parity
November 2012

Become a Holiday Partner and Bring Comfort to Hospital Patients!
November 2012

An Interview with Bruce Chemelski, Clinical Psychologist at Spring Harbor Academy, on "Overbooking" Kids
 WCSH 6  - October 5, 2012

National Experts Gather for Summit on Autism
October 2012

Spring Harbor Fall 2012 Newsletter

An Interview with Dr. Matthew Siegel on Good Day Maine
September 26, 2012 

A Playground for Children with Autism
WMTW News - September 21, 2012

Spring Harbor Dedicates New Playground for Young Patients with Autism
WGME 13 News - September 21, 2012

Maine Playground for Children with Autism
MPBN - September 21, 2012

A Playground of Their Own
American Journal - September 21, 2012

New Playground for Patients with Autism is First of its Kind in Maine
September 2012

Spring Harbor Partners with Acadia Hospital and Project Aware to Present "The Road Back":
A Maine Film About Teen Depression and Anxiety

September 2012

Glickman Family Center Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Symposium 2012 -  Save the Date!

Group Seeks to Support and Bolster Children's Mental Fitness  
WCSH 6 News - June 26, 2012
Interview with Sandra Fritsch, M.D., Child Psychiatry Access Program

Psych Demo to Test Medicaid Exclusion
Healthcare Finance News, June 13, 2012

Child Mental Health Service Imperiled
Times Record, June 28, 2012

Dr, Bruce Chemelski, Senior Psychologist with Spring Harbor's Developmental Disorders Program, named "Special Education Therapist of the Year" by MADSEC

Spring Harbor Nurses Celebrate National Nurses Week by Giving Back
May 2012

Glickman Family's Gift to Spring Harbor Hospital Extends Child Psychiatry Access Program
April 2012

2012 Signs of Hope Celebration
Honors 5th anniversary of the Glickman Family Center for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Spring Harbor Hospital

Glickman Family Center for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Featured on MPBN’s “Maine Calling”

Out of the ER: Programs Aim to Redirect Psychiatric Patients
Modern Healthcare, May 26

2011 News

Spring Harbor Psychiatrist and Researcher is Lead Author of Study of Specialized Hospital Psychiatry Units for Children With Autism 

Dr. Matthew Siegel Evaluates Effectiveness of Pediatric Autism Drugs
Maine Things Considered, November 22, 2011        

Matthew Siegel, M.D., Medical Director of the Developmental Disoders Program at Spring Harbor Hospital, co-authors first study to analyze the evidence of benefit of all commonly prescribed psychotropic medications for children with autism spectrum disorders.

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