Aging & Diversity: Ethics & Trauma as we Age

UNE School of Social Work partnered with UNE's Center for Excellence in Aging and Health and Area Agency on Aging for Western Maine, SeniorsPLUS  to organize this year's annual Training in Aging and Diversity (TRIAD): Aging & Diversity: The Intersection of Ethics & Trauma as we Age The training featured a Trauma presentation by Assistant … Continue reading Aging & Diversity: Ethics & Trauma as we Age

Alumni Spotlight: Rep. Charlotte Warren supports new bill to address mental health system in Maine

Portland Press Herald reports that Democrats in the Legislature are moving forward with a bill to create a task force that will take a sweeping look at Maine’s fragmented mental health system.  Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, sponsor of the bill, explains that it is meant to fill the holes in a system that is failing … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Rep. Charlotte Warren supports new bill to address mental health system in Maine

Mental Health: Smash The Stigma!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!  As part of Mental Health Month, we are featuring two organizations, The Yellow Tulip Project (YTP)and Shalom House.   YTP is a non-profit with the mission to smash stigma around mental health and build a community of of people who realize that hope happens when youth and community leaders work together.  The … Continue reading Mental Health: Smash The Stigma!