Poetry and Prozac: Alumna Maya Williams ’18 Smashing The Stigma

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month! Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, race, gender or background.  Suicidal thoughts, although common, should not be considered normal and often indicate more serious issues. Every year thousands of individuals die by suicide. As part of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we've been sharing resources and … Continue reading Poetry and Prozac: Alumna Maya Williams ’18 Smashing The Stigma

Alumna Lynne Schmidt MSW ’20 Publishes Book: On Becoming a Role Model

Lynne Schmidt received her MSW from UNE’s School of Social Work in 2020. Her first placement was at the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services (SAPARS) where she helped initiate a Safe Bars/Hearts of Hospitality program for the Lewiston/Auburn area. During this placement, Lynne was certified as a Sexual Assault Support Group Facilitator and completed an … Continue reading Alumna Lynne Schmidt MSW ’20 Publishes Book: On Becoming a Role Model

Alumni Spotlight: Hannah Propp – Moving Mountains in New York

Alumna Hannah Propp MSW '13: UNE alumna, Hannah Propp MSW '13 felt "the call" to social work while she was working in New York City as a Childcare Provider.   Through this work, she found herself unable to continue to operate within the many oppressive systems that unfairly target specific populations without challenging them.  Fueled by … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Hannah Propp – Moving Mountains in New York