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Day in the Life of a Psychiatric Nurse

Testimonials from Our Psychiatric Nurses

"I'm proud to be an integral part of a team that mirrors my values, devotion, and commitment to patient care. Together, we take pride in providing a professional, supportive service that's vital to our patients, their families, and our community!"

-Mamie Mailo, RN

"The challenge can be exciting and the activity on the adult unit can be exhausting, but when those patients leave with plans to continue outpatient therapy, it's a wonderful thing. But the sincere smile and thanks they give you is over-the-top awesome!"

-Sue Ginnett, RN

"Working with adolescents is both rewarding and challenging. When I go home at night, I feel pride in the work I do--helping young people make positive changes in their lives."

-Heidi Drew, RN

"I enjoy having the opportunity to help adolescents in the difficult process of dealing with a mental illness. To see a depressed teenager come alive with a smile is a highlight of my job."

-Deb Mason, RN

"The staff I work with are fabulous, and I love being able to help teenagers."

-Megan Brown, RN

"The staff at Spring Harbor are great to work with."

-Lynn Welch, RN

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Maine Behavioral Healthcare Taps Experienced Professional from Maine University System to Lead Communications Team
Marc Glass, who has been a communications leader at the University of Southern Maine and University of Maine at Farmington, was named director of communications and public affairs at MBH.
MaineHealth to Require Care Team COVID-19 Vaccinations as Condition of Employment
As MaineHealth seeks to limit the spread of COVID-19, vaccination will be a requirement for employment, with very few exceptions, as of Oct. 1, 2021.
MaineHealth makes significant workforce investment, raising wages for its care team members starting Aug. 8
In addition to a base wage increase for nearly all employees, the minimum pay rate across the health system will rise from $14 to $17 an hour, and market adjustments will be made for hard-to-fill roles.
Collaborative Partnership Helps Brush Off Dental Fears for Kids and Adults with Developmental Disabilities
Maine Behavioral Healthcare’s Center of Excellence in Autism and Developmental Disorders has joined with the University of New England College of Dental Medicine to provide dental care for patients and training for dental students to better meet the oral health needs of people with developmental disabilities.