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

New Student Snapshots: Why UNE?

Each year, we ask our incoming cohort of students: WHY DID YOU CHOOSE US? .....and we want to share their answers with you! This year's class enters at a particularly unique time. Despite the hurdles and uncertainty presented by a pandemic, widespread protests, a tumultuous election year, and many many more turbulent events worldwide, these … Continue reading New Student Snapshots: Why UNE?

Suicide Awareness: Meet BSW Student, Sydney Wolf, and UNE Active Minds

September is National Suicide Prevention Month!  As part of this month, we aim to: Spotlight members of our community who are taking action to raise awareness Provide  resources for all and help to...........   BSW Student, Sydney Wolf '22, will kick us off!  A little bit about Sydney:  Sydney Wolf  is a Junior BSW major, … Continue reading Suicide Awareness: Meet BSW Student, Sydney Wolf, and UNE Active Minds

Social Work Director, Shelley Cohen Konrad, presents during virtual interprofessional summit

Shelley Cohen Konrad, Ph.D., LCSW, FNAP, director of UNE's School of Social Work and UNE’s Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education (CECE), recently gave two presentations and served as facilitator for Nexus Summit 2020: Retaining the Vital Focus on Optimizing the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environments: Better Care, Better Value, Better Education. The annual summit serves … Continue reading Social Work Director, Shelley Cohen Konrad, presents during virtual interprofessional summit

MSW Student, Tiarra LaPierre, reflects on Maine Paid Family Leave

We are proud to announce that MSW Student, Tiarra LaPierre, was recently featured on the Maine Paid Family and Medical Leave Coalition website.    The Maine Paid Family and Medical Leave Coalition is coordinated by the Maine Women’s Lobby and is a collection of Maine nonprofits, legislators, and citizens working to establish a statewide paid … Continue reading MSW Student, Tiarra LaPierre, reflects on Maine Paid Family Leave