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Make mental health a priority

Ask for & seek help. Accept help. Offer help.

Living with a mental illness doesn't need to mean that you can't lead a full and complete life. The process of recovery can take many forms. For some, an unexpected life event may require support counseling for a period of time. Others may be living with a condition that requires ongoing self-monitoring, regular sessions with a clinician and maintenance.

Regardless of your experience, it's important to know that you're not alone. It takes a lot of courage to share an experience with mental illness but it's so important to help others who may be walking in your shoes. We're fortunate to be able to share these stories of hope from some of our care team members. Read them to know you're not alone.

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Maine Behavioral Healthcare provides comprehensive behavioral health services in the right place, at the right time.
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Karen Evans

Karen's Story

Karen has become a passionate and well-respected advocate for those who struggle with poverty, homelessness, and/or mental health issues.