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

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Pandemic: A poem by UNE Social Work staff, Robert Chance

Featured image by Chloe Cushman Robert Steven Chance is one of our treasured staff here at UNE School of Social Work.  He received a BA in English Literature from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and an MA in English Literature from the University of Limerick in Ireland.  He has been with UNE since 2001.  Robert is known … Continue reading Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Pandemic: A poem by UNE Social Work staff, Robert Chance

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