NAMI Maine Youth Services
is a family program which provides Maine youth with mental health needs and their families the assistance and support they need in order to receive the best of care.
Some of our partners... Maine Families Maine Schools Keeping Maine’s Children Connected (KMCC) Maine Alliance of Family Organizations (MOFA) Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Program (MYSPP) led by Maine CDC, Maine DHHS Maine Primary Care Association (MPCA) TeenScreen National Center for Mental Health Checkups at Columbia University Children’s Cabinet Department of Education Department of Health and Human Services; Office of Child and Family Services Department of Corrections; Division of Juvenile Justice Department of Labor.
1 Bangor St. Augusta Maine 04330
The Columbia University TeenScreen Program is a national mental health and suicide risk screening program for young people.
NAMI Maine coordinates and offers training and professional development for youth, families, schools, and community providers.
Annual nationwide event to raise awareness of mental illness and reduce stigma.
LEWISTON-AUBURN SAFE SCHOOLS/ HEALTHY STUDENTS
Working to implement comprehensive and community-wide strategies aimed at reducing the risk factors that can come between students and their ability to learn
- at home and in the classroom.
Assisting schools and community providers with the adoption of protocols to offer more effective and efficient access to services for youth in distress.
Linking youth, families, and schools with available mental health services and providing current resource information.
DIRECT SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES
Free peer-run local support groups, educational programs and current information on mental illness and recovery for families with children suffering from mental illness.
UP & RUNNING
Linking youth at-risk with adult mentors who train with them to run a marathon.
OUT OF THE SHADOWS
A multi-week course that helps families of children with mental health issues gain understanding of mental illness and best available treatments, and to build coping skills and support networks.
“...It (TeenScreen) made me realize a lot of things that I was feeling that I hadn't noticed before.”
- Maine TeenScreen youth participant