Psychiatric Care

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is the leading provider of psychiatric care in Maine. Our comprehensive system of care includes convenient community treatment centers and hospital-based care at Spring Harbor Hospital, Maine Medical Center, Mid Coast Hospital, Southern Maine Health Care and at Pen Bay Medical Center. We also diagnose and treat patients with behavioral health conditions in many MaineHealth primary care practices.

What is psychiatric care?

Psychiatry care can treat a variety of mental health conditions. Psychiatrists are medical doctors with special training and education in mental health. They have the skills and expertise to diagnose and treat both mental and physical problems related to psychological disorders. Psychiatrists may prescribe medications and may also provide counseling or psychotherapy services.

Common Psychiatric Conditions

  • Adjustment disorders
  • Anxiety and panic disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Cognitive disorders
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Eating disorders
  • Impulse control disorders
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mood disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance use disorders

Common Psychiatric Treatments

  • Individual or group therapy
  • Medication management
  • Behavior therapy
  • Educational services
  • Occupational therapy

How do I access services?

Not sure where to start? 

Talk to your primary care provider about any behavioral health concerns. They can assist with a referral to one of our care locations. For help finding a primary care provider, please call 207-373-6033.