Mental Health and COVID 19 Series: Self-care

As we all embark on this journey together and face the Covid19 uncertainty ahead, we thought we'd reach out to UNE Social Work faculty, staff, and students to learn about what sorts of things they're doing from home to take care of their mental health. We will post responses as they come in. To kick … Continue reading Mental Health and COVID 19 Series: Self-care

BSW Program Coordinator, Cyndi Amato MSW, Talks about Her Social Work Heroes

March is National Social Work Month, and in celebration of this, we’re posting weekly prompts to our Instagram and Facebook to which we hope you respond!  Here, we’ve included an outline of the upcoming prompts alongside associated hashtags.   In addition to the hashtags, please don’t forget to tag our pages in your posts! Facebook: … Continue reading BSW Program Coordinator, Cyndi Amato MSW, Talks about Her Social Work Heroes

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