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History

Spring Harbor Hospital was established in 1999 when Maine Medical Center purchased the for-profit Jackson Brook Institute psychiatric hospital and its affiliated Smith House Counseling Centers. In October 2001, Spring Harbor became the freestanding, nonprofit mental health hospital of MaineHealth, the integrated healthcare delivery system for southern, central, and western Maine.

Today, Spring Harbor plays both a regional and local role in mental health care in Maine. As a division of Maine Behavioral Healthcare, Spring Harbor is clinically integrated with mental health providers, hospitals and primary care sites to ensure easy and timely access to treatment and safe and effective transitions between services for individuals throughout Maine. On a local level, Spring Harbor fulfills its mission as southern Maine's comprehensive provider of inpatient services for individuals experiencing mental illness and dual disorders concerns.

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Maine Behavioral Healthcare’s World Class Autism Center Goes Green
An array of shiny new solar panels now grace the roof of the 28,000 square-foot facility that opened in August 2021. Since their installation, the solar panels have reduced energy costs for the facility by approximately 30%. The panels have also reduced 13,329+ pounds of CO2 emission, which is equivalent to planting more than 100 trees, and those numbers are rising every day.
Buy a Christmas Tree, Benefit The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital
The restaurant in Portland’s West End is selling a limited number of locally-sourced trees with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital.
SMHC Names Caregiver of the Year
Cheryl Dedian has been named Southern Maine Health Care’s 2022 Caregiver of the Year. Dedian is a Respiratory Therapist at the Biddeford Medical Center.
Memorial Hospital Schedules December 3 Flu and Covid Vaccine Event
Vaccines for the flu and COVID-19 will be available and administered based on eligibility. COVID-19 booster shots will be available to those who have completed the initial vaccine series.