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Bill of Rights for Children’s Mental Health Disorders and Their Families

on Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:49

This year’s theme“Healthy Families, Resilient Children: Mental Health is a Family Affair!”highlights the importance that legislation, policies, and practices must completely endorsefull family engagement and participation in the care and treatment of their children. Children are an integral part of a family unit and healthy families are better equipped to support resilient children. We must advocate for a holistic approach to children’s mental health that includes the provision of supports that strengthen the family as they nurture resiliency. 

 

Children’s behavioral/mental health needs is

Transition Fairs

on Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:57

 

 

                 Join us!

        Transition Resource Fairs

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

University of Maine at Farmington Education Center,

186 High Street in Farmington

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Lewiston High School, 156 East Avenue in Lewiston

Thursday, May 26, 2016

University of Maine Houlton, Higher Education Center

18 Military Street in Houlton

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

University of Maine at Presque Isle, 181 Main Street in Presque Isle

9 AM to 6 PM

 

These Transition Resource Fairs will give students in 7th through 12th grade and their family members the opportunity to learn

Voter Registration Toolkit

on Fri, 04/15/2016 - 15:29

Voter Registration Toolkit 

As the 2016 election cycle is approaching, it is becoming apparent that this year's voters will be making some very important decisions. Not only will we be electing a new President, all Congressional seats are up for re-election, as are the 34 Class 3 Senate seats. This is a great opportunity to unite our voice for families and children as we cast our ballots.

To support voter registration, we have created a [Voter Registration Toolkit. We have suggested that this be included in the activities for Children's Mental Health Awareness Week but if that's not