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Blood Pressure Clinics
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When: First Wednesday of the Month, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Held: 303 Centre Street, Bath
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Last Tuesday of the Month, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Held: 1100 Washington Street
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Second Wednesday of the month, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hunger Prevention, 84A Union Street, Brunswick
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Second Thursday of the Month, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Held: 36 Pejepscot Terrace, Brunswick
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Third Thursday of the Month, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Held: 35 Union Street, Brunswick
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Fourth Thursday of the Month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Held: 53 Depot Street, Freeport
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Second Monday of the month, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Held: 29 Elm Street, Topsham
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: 2nd Monday of every month, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Held: 22 Union Park, Suite 1, Topsham
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Third Wednesday of the Month, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Held: 242 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: First Wednesday of the Month, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Third Wednesday of the Month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Community Resource Room
Phone: 207-373-6585
Cancer
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When: Third Tuesday of Every Month, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Cafe Conference Room
Contact: info@mcfpc.org
Phone: 855-552-7200 x800

The Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer was established by a group of prostate cancer survivors and their spouses.  Members of the Coalition share the desire to raise awareness of prostate cancer and the importance of early detection.  The Coalition works cooperatively with many groups and organizations in Maine and around the country to achieve the common goal of eradicating prostate cancer.

Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer website: mcfpc.org

 

This group is privately run by Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer and not facilitated by Mid Coast-Parkview Health providers.

 

 

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When: 6-week session offered twice per year
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Café Conference Rooms
Contact: Kim Lynch
Phone: 207-373-6546

 

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When: Third Tuesday of every month, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Boardroom
Email: Kim Lynch
Phone: 207-373-6540

The Women with Cancer Support group is offered to all women either in active treatment of "surviving" cancer.  Female caregivers, friends or family members are invited to attend as support. 

The group gathers to talk about cancer related issues and concerns as well as to help each other to emotionally overcome their fears and worries about cancer.

We have occasional speakers that come to update the group on medial breakthrough as well as to discuss coping mechanisms when faced with a diagnosis of cancer.  For more information call (207) 373-6540.

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When: Ongoing 6-week session, Thursdays, 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
Held: Maine Pines Raquet & Fitness, 120 Harpswell Road, Brunswick
Contact: Maine Pines Racquet & Fitness
Phone: (207) 729-8433

This program is designed to limit stress, reduce fatigue, and promote healing for cancer patients. Yoga can improve the symptoms of cancer and cancer treatment, while helping patients cope. Benefits include a decrease in fatigue, pain, and anxiety as well as an increase in appetite, better quality sleep, and improved bone density.

The Yoga for Cancer program will help cancer patients develop a better sense of well being, stimulate the immune system, and increase flexibility and strength.

For more information call Maine Pines at (207) 729-8433.

Chronic Disease Management
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When: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 12:35 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.
Held: Medical Office Building, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Contact: Pulmonary Rebabilitation
Phone: 207-373-6360
Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a specialized exercise, education, and support program for those with lung disease and related respiratory problems.  The twelve-week program consists of exercise and educational sessions designed to promote independence and endurance with the goal of helping you function at the highest level possible.  Oxygen is available for those patients in need.
 
For more information, call (207) 373-6360 or email pulrehab@midcoasthealth.com.
Community-Based Support Groups
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When: First Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Held: Cafe Conference Room at Mid Coast Hospital
Contact: Paula Jones
Phone: 207-841-8757

We provide a safe and understanding environment for people to find answers and directions to a very complicated and complex disease.  We discuss the wide range of symptoms, testing and treatment options and connect people to providers well educated in Lyme and tick-borne disease as well as to resources for financial aide and educational supports.  We educate about the diseases while exploring the many avenues and options, bring in guest speakers and support you every step of your journey back to wellness.

Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education (MLDSE), is a non-profit 501c3 organization and Maine partner of the national Lyme Disease Association, which was created and exists to raise awareness, foster education, advocate for change and provide support for those affected by Lyme Disease and other tick-borne associated diseases.  Members of the Maine CDC Vector-borne Workgroup, they are also active in Lyme Legislation.

 

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When: First Tuesday of the Month, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Community Resource Room
Phone: 207-776-3611

This group brings together individuals with chronic pain, and has proven to be very helpful to members.  Group members share how they cope, what challenges are most difficult, and meet with outside speakers that may include experts in pain management, practitioners of mediation, Reiki, options for modified exercise, Laughter Yoga, modified Tai Chi or dietary advice.

We try to find the humor in things, but also are there to support members through difficult days.  All are welcome.  Family members may also attend with the individual living with chronic pain.

 

This group is privately run and not facilitated by Mid Coast-Parkview Health providers.

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When: Fourth Wednesday of the Month, 7:00 p.m.
Held: 81 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick @ First Floor
Phone: 207-319-7956 or 207-798-5891

A free combined support group for individuals living with mental health challenges and those supporting individuals with mental health challenges. 

The group is designed to be a confidential opportunity for people to find support and information, a safe place to share about struggles and successes with mental illness or co-occurring substance use, and offer the chance to learn from people experiencing similar issues and to learn new skills to approach daily challenges.

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Phone: 24-Hour Hotline 800-822-5999 or 207-725-2181

Sexual Assault Support Services

Support groups available, call 24-hour hotline for more information: (800) 822-5999 or (207) 725-2181

CPR Courses
Price: $50.00PRINT
When: Call for dates & times
Held: Parkview Medical Center, 329 Maine Street, Brunswick @ Mid Coast Hospital @ Parkview Campus
Phone: 207-373-2175
Each class is two sessions.  Participant is required to attend both classes to be certified.
 
Sessions for 2017 are:
 
Class I - Tuesday, January 31 & February 7
 
Class II - Tuesday, June 6 & 13

Class III - Tuesday, October 10 & 17

For times and registration please email or call Sharon Guethle, see contact information above.

Price: $45.00PRINT
When: Various Wednesdays, from 6 - 10 p.m.
Held: Parkview Medical Center, 329 Maine Street, Brunswick
Phone: 207-373-2175

 Class schedule for 2017:

  • January 18

  • March 15

  • May 17

  • August 16

  • October 18

For information or registration please email or call Sharon Guethle, see contact information above.

 

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When: Wednesdays, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Held: Parkview Medical Center, 329 Maine Street, Brunswick
Phone: 207-373-2175

Basic CPR (Adult, Child and Infant CPR) is recommended for anyone. Program focuses on injury prevention, household safety, and basic first aid. Meets State of Maine requirements in First Aid and CPR for daycare providers. 

Upcoming 2017 classes:

  • February 15
  • April 12
  • June 14
  • September 20
  • November 15 

 For information or registration please email or call Sharon Guethle, see contact information above.

Diabetes
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When: 6-week class
Contact: Geneva M Wilgus
Phone: 207-504-7394

 

Diabetes Self-Management Education - This education is based on the Stanford model for chronic disease management. It is a six week class that utilizes peer to peer teaching to promote life style changes that support living with a chronic disease like diabetes.

It is not clinically based and does not provide clinical support for medication management or nutritional counseling. This class does not require a referral, is free and open to anyone interested in diabetes – care givers, pre diabetics, new and long term diabetes alike.

For class dates and more information call: Geneva M. Wilgus at 207-504-7394 or email gwilgus@healthcentriadvisors.org.

 

This support group is facilitated by Healthcentric Advisors, a non-profit organization in Brunswick, ME.

Grief Groups
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Held: CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 60 Baribeau DrIve, Brunswick
Phone: 207-721-1357

ADULT GRIEF support group has two different groups which meet twice a month each. This support group is for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one. One group meets in Topsham and the other group at CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick. For more information on either group and/or for an intake meeting call (207)721-1357.

 

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Held: CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 60 Baribeau DrIve, Brunswick
Phone: 207-721-1357
Grieving Children's Program is grief support group for children, teens, and families. Families are divided into age appropriate group; group activities and discussions are aged based. The group meets at CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick. For more information and/or for an intake meeting call (207)721-1357.
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Held: CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 60 Baribeau DrIve, Brunswick
Phone: 207-721-1357
Grieving Parents is a monthly support group open to any adult who has experienced the loss of a child (at any age). The group meets at CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick. For more information and/or for an intake meeting call (207)721-1357.
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Held: CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 60 Baribeau DrIve, Brunswick
Phone: 207-721-1357
Pet Loss is a monthly support group for people coping with the death or life threatening illness of an animal companion. The group meets at CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick. For more information and/or for an intake meeting call (207)721-1357.
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Held: CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 60 Baribeau DrIve, Brunswick
Phone: 207-721-1357
Structured Adult Grief group meets for an 8 week session that offers a more directive approach to grief. Each meeting has a topic and facilitators provide reading materials to guide and inform the grieving process.The group meets at CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick. For more information and/or for an intake meeting call (207)721-1357.
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Held: CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 60 Baribeau DrIve, Brunswick
Phone: 207-721-1357
Substance Abuse Loss is a monthly support group for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one by either overdose or long term abuse of drugs and/or alcohol. The group meets at CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick. For more information and/or for an intake meeting call (207)721-1357.
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Held: CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 60 Baribeau DrIve, Brunswick
Phone: 207-721-1357
Suicide Loss Support Group is held twice a month and is for adults who are grieving the death by suicide of a loved one. The group meets at CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick. For more information and/or for an intake meeting call (207)721-1357.
Heart Health
Price: Dependent on insurancePRINT
When: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 7:45, 9:00, 10:15 a.m. & 1:45, 4:00 p.m.
Held: Medical Office Building, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick @ Suite 2100
Contact: Cardiac Rehabilitation
Phone: 207-373-6360
 

Cardiac Rehabilitation uses exercise, education, and support to assist in the cardiovascular system's healing process. For most people, this is needed after a cardiac problem such as heart attack, angioplasty, open heart surgery, or heart failure.

The program consists of 24 to 36 one-hour classes, and includes twelve lectures. Classes are taught by a variety of trained professionals, including a dietary clinician, cardiac nurses, and an exercise physiologist.

Lecture topics include:
  • Reducing Dietary Fat, Salt and Sugar
  • Food Label reading
  • Food Shopping and cooking
  • Stress Management
  • Relaxation response
  • Risk Factors
  • Benefits of Exercise
  • Emotional Aspects of Cardiac Disease
  • Yoga
  • Medications, Angina, BP
  • Cholesterol, Lipid Profile

Mid Coast Hospital's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Lifestyle Changes
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When: Jan. 17, Feb. 21, Mar. 21, Apr. 18, May 16, @ 6:30 p.m.
Held: Brunswick SDA Church, 333 Maine St., Brunswick
Phone: 373-6585

Food for Health is offered monthly - January through May and September through December.  It provides cooking demonstrations and education showing how chronic diseases can be prevented, treated, and even reversed with a plant-based diet for an over-all healthier lifestyle.

Session Dates:

January 17 - Why Eat a Plant-based Diet?

February 21 - Carbohydrates & Aging

March 21 - Prevent & Treat Type 2 Diabetes with Diet

April 18 - Prevent & Treat Heart Disease with Diet

May 16 - Prevent & Treat Hypertension with Diet

Programs are held at 6:30 p.m. at the Brunswick Seventh-day Adventist Church, 333 Maine Street, Brunswick.  No registration is required and sessions are FREE

 

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When: Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Held: Medical Office Building, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick @ Suite 2200
Phone: 207-406-7446
The Healthy Weight for a Lifetime program focuses on creating a long-term solution for weight loss by addressing the emotional, physical, and nutritional issues contributing to obesity.  that can help with long-term weight loss. 
 
This 12-week mindful living program is set apart due to the multidisciplinary approach that includes: Nutrition Counseling, Behavioral Health and Exercise Coaching.
 
Groups are limited to 16 people and a physician's referral is required. For more information and paperwork, visit our page at http://www.midcoasthealth.com/wellness/weight/contact or call 207-406-7446.
 
 
Our April registration is now closed.  Please join us in the Fall. 
Date to be determined, please check back.

 

 

Price: $60 for the series or $15 per sessionPRINT
When: Once a month, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Held: Medical Office Building, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick @ Suite 2200
Email: Wellness

As part of our comprehensive Healthy Weight for a Lifetime program, we offer a monthly, professionally led, aftercare program. It is designed to assist with maintenance of learned skills, and to sustain motivation for healthy weight and quality of life. Cost for the program is $60 for the series or $15 per session. To register call 406-7446.

  • January 5, Thursday 5-6:00 p.m.  Topic: Are You Really Ready to Change?  Speaker Allison Basile
  • February 3, Friday 5-6:00 p.m.  Topic: Food is Medicine: Anti Inflammatory Foods & Habits.  Speaker Melissa Streeter
  • March 13, Monday 5-6:00 p.m.  Topic: Keep on Moving- Staying Motivated.  Speaker Tara Burdet
  • April 7, Friday 5-6:00 p.m.  Topic: Mindful Mouth: Can you Taste the Difference.  Speaker Allison/Mona
  • May 8, Monday 5-6:00 p.m.  Topic: Food is Medicine: Myths and Fads.  Speaker Melissa Streeter
  • June 9, Friday 5-6:00 p.m.  Topic: Cooking: Taste of Spring.   Speaker Mona Alley
Price: Dependent on insurancePRINT
When: By appointment
Held: 81 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Phone: 207-406-7290
One-on-one help with nutritional needs of adults and children. Referral is required.  For more information, please call the number above.
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When: Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays, 7:00 - 8:00 a.m and 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Held: Bowdoin College, Brunswick @ William Farley Field House, 35 Watson Drive
Phone: 207-373-6360

RunningStart is a coed fitness program for all adult age groups.  The program incorporates proper warm-up techniques, stretching, calisthenics, and aerobic exercises tailored to your individual needs.

We encourage people to proceed at their own pace and adjust the exercises to suit their abilities.  Do something good for yourself... join RunningStart today!

Price: $4.00 per sessionPRINT
When: Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Held: Bowdoin College, Brunswick @ William Farley Field House, 35 Watson Drive
Phone: 207-373-6360

RunningStart is a coed swim program for all adult age groups. The program offers shallow water aerobics and/or lap swimming.  We encourage people to proceed at their own pace and adjust the exercises to suit their abilities.

Do something good for yourself... join RunningStart today!


Maternity Care Education
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Phone: 207-373-6500

Available Classes
Birthing with Confidence (Compressed one day class)

Birthing with Confidence is offered as an intensive one day Saturday class from 8:00am - 1:00pm. Content focuses on the anatomy of the developing pregnancy, breathing and coping techniques, the phases of labor, medical interventions, cesarean delivery and a tour of the Maternity unit. The classes are held in Women's Health, MOB Suite 2700. Boxed lunches provided for mom and coach for the classes. Fees: $65.00.

Class Dates
Jul 8
Aug 12
Oct 14
Dec 9
Jan 10
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Phone: 207-373-6500

Available Classes
Birthing with Confidence (4 week series)

Birthing with Confidence is a four week series in the evening from 6:00 - 8:00pm. Content focuses on a natural approach to childbirth with an emphasis on relaxation, coping techniques, breathing techniques, and various laboring positions. Medication options will also be discussed. Information will be presented to provide coaches with the skills and knowledge they need to support their laboring partner, support post partum care and support newborn care. A tour of the Maternity unit is included, and series concludes with an optional pot luck dinner. The class is held in Waiting room of Mid Coast Medical Group, Women's Health in the Medical Office Building. Suite 2700 Fee: $65.00.

Class Dates
Jul 3, 10, 17, 24
Sep 7, 14, 21, 28
Nov 6, 13, 20, 27
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Available Classes
Boot Camp for New Dads

Boot Camp for New Dads offers first-time fathers a chance to talk openly and ask questions about how to hold, feed, talk to and play with a baby.

This workshop is designed for dads-to-be that are in the last trimester of pregnancy and is open to recent dads too.

Spend one FREE, 3- hour- workshop in a casual setting and leave more confident in your ability to be a great dad. The class is held in the Community Health Resource Room from 9am-12pm.

Class Dates
Jul 22
Aug 26
Sep 23
Oct 28
Nov 18
Dec 16
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Phone: 207-373-6500

Available Classes
Breastfeeding Class

CLASS IS FREE FOR ALL!

Breastfeeding Class is a one night class offered once a month, on a Monday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm. Content includes basic latch techniques, tips for breastfeeding success, and back to work strategies. The classes are held in Conference Rooms 1, 2 & 3, located next to the hospital Café on the first floor.

Class Dates
Jul 10
Aug 14
Sep 11
Oct 9
Nov 13
Dec 11
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Phone: 207-373-6500
Available Classes
Infant Massage

Infant Massage is offered as a five – week series on Tuesdays, 12:30-2:00 pm. This course offers new parents the unique chance to nurture and bond with their infants while learning massage techniques. Classes are held in the Maternity Reception Area. Fees: $50.00; active military families $30.00.

Please bring:

  • Yourself and your baby!
  • A blanket or large towel. We will be sitting on yoga mats on the floor.
  • You can also bring a pillow to "nest" the baby on (not required)
  • Toys or snacks to keep older babies happy.
  • Stocked diaper bag.

We look forward to getting to know you and your baby as we explore the world of infant massage!

 Kim

Class Dates
Oct 10, 17, 24, 31
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When: First and Third Wednesday of the Month, Varies (see dates & times below)
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Maternity Waiting Room
Phone: 207-373-6500

GROUP IS FREE FOR ALL!

 Mother's Circle is offered twice a month - on the first Wednesday, 1:00-2:30 p.m. and the third Wednesday, 10:00-11:30 am. The group is offered for all new mothers whether breast or formula feeding. Gatherings of our Mother's Circle are an opportunity for mothers to talk with other mothers about the joys and challenges of raising children.

The sessions are facilitated by lactation consultants who are available to discuss feeding issues and do weight checks. We meet in the Maternity Reception Area. Registration is not necessary.

 

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Phone: 207-373-6500

Available Classes
Sibling Class

Sibling Class is offered once per month on a Wednesday afternoon from 4:00-5:30 pm. This class is appropriate for three to seven year olds who will be big brothers and big sisters. Content includes a tour of the Maternity Unit, an age-appropriate movie, and discussions regarding infant safety and meeting a newborn. The class is held in the Reception Area on the Maternity unit. Fee: $10.00.

Class Dates
Jul 11
Sep 12
Nov 7
Mental Health
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When: 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (207) 373-6927

Are you a parent of a teen or an adult who works with teens? This FREE training is designed to teach you how to help a teen who is experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge, or who is in crisis.?

Upcoming Training:
 
July 17, 8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Bath Parks and recreation
Register.

Spots are limited, registration required. There is a $5.00 lunch fee collected at registration. For more information, call (207) 373-6927.


Parkinson's Disease
Price: YMCA Membership or $5.00 a sessionPRINT
When: Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Held: 24 Venture Ave, Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone: 207-373-6363
Price: YMCA Membership or $5.00 a sessionPRINT
When: Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Held: 24 Venture Ave, Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone: 207-373-6363
Price: Cost varies depending on insurancePRINT
When: Ongoing
Held: 329 Bath Road, Brunswick
Phone: 207-373-6175

LSVT is an intensive speech therapy treatment that focuses on the voice to improve or maintain vocal strength and loudness. More than 20 years of research funded by the National Institute of Health has documented that LSVT improves vocal loudness, speech intelligibility, facial expressions and confidence in conversational speech.

If you or a loved one is experiencing difficulty in communicating due to Parkinson's disease, contact our LSVT-certified speech and language pathologist for an appointment. At your appointment, our specialist will perform a diagnostic evaluation. Our specialist will then work closely with your neurologist or primary care physician to design a customized treatment plan to meet your individual needs.

For more information about us please call (207) 373-6175.

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When: Fourth Sunday of the Month (except July, Aug., Dec.), 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Café Conference Rooms
Phone: 207-373-6592

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

Mid Coast Hospital recognizes that PD affects individuals and families in different ways. The purpose of this informal group is to allow people with PD and their caregivers to share information, compare experiences, offer solutions, voice concerns, and give feedback to the hospital about PD services and programs. The group meets monthly at Mid Coast Hospital and is facilitated by a wellness specialist.

Call Parkinson's Disease Support Group at (207) 373-6592 for more information.

 

Due to our Brain Health & Cognitive Functioning lecture  onJune 23rd, we will not be meeting for our support group June 25th.  Make plans to rejoin us September 24th.  Have a great summer!

 

Price: YMCA Membership or $60.00 a monthPRINT
When: Tuesday - Thursday, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Held: 24 Venture Ave, Brunswick, ME 04011 @ The Landing YMCA
Phone: 207-373-6363
The Rock Steady Boxing Mid Coast is a non-contact, boxing-inspired fitness training that improves the quality of life for people battling Parkinson's Disease
Senior Health
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When: Third Thursday of the month (except July & August), 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Senior Health Center, 58 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick @ Community Room
Phone: 207-373-4656

Caring for someone with dementia is a significant responsibility with unique challenges and rewards. The Caregiver Resource and Support Group is offered by Mid Coast Senior Health Center to help participants understand the challenges of caring for someone with memory loss, while fostering supportive and beneficial group conversation.

This support group is facilitated by Mid Coast-Parkview Health and is an affiliated group of the Alzheimer's Association Maine Chapter.

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When: Second Monday of the Month, 11:00 am – Noon
Held: Mid Coast Senior Health Center, 58 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick @ Community Room
Contact: Amy Berube
Phone: 207-373-4656

 

The Mid Coast Senior Health Center proudly sponsors an 'Ounce of Prevention', a free health and wellness educational series for older adults. The monthly presentations, feature health professionals discussing specific issues to help you better understand your own health and wellness care and options.

For more information, about this and future programs, please call (207) 373-4656 or visit the website:

http://www.midcoastseniorhealthcenter.com/ounce-of-prevention/default.aspx

 

Stress
Price: $250.00PRINT
When: TBD - stay tuned
Held: 24 Venture Ave, Brunswick, ME 04011
Email: Ben Tipton
Phone: (207) 386-1888

An educational program designed to help people better cope with stress and life’s challenges. Mindfulness is an awareness that arises by intentionally paying attention to the present moment.

 

Program to resume in the Fall.  Stay tuned for dates and times.

 

Price: $35.00 (Scholarships available)PRINT
When: By appointment
Contact: Gail Boudin
Phone: 207-373-6585
Learn to reduce anxiety and pain before surgery, childbirth, and more.
Stroke
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When: First & Third Tuesday of the Month, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Café Conference Room
Phone: 207-373-6175

The Communication After Stroke Group provides survivors and their loved ones an opportunity to practice and learn more useful strategies for communicating when stroke has left a person with impaired language skills, A Speech-Language Pathologist from Mid Coast Hospital Therapy Services facilitates this informal conversational-style group.

Mid Coast Hospital is a Certified Primary Stroke Center.

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When: First Thursday of every month (Sept–May), 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Community Health Resource Room
Phone: 207-373-6175

The Stroke Support Group promotes wellness in those who have survived a stroke. Each month, a guest speaker is invited to present a topic of interest to stroke patients and their families. Participants are given the chance to ask questions and learn from others. A stroke survivor and a Speech-Language Pathologist from Mid Coast Hospital Therapy Services facilitate the group.

Mid Coast Hospital is a Certified Primary Stroke Center.

Substance Abuse
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When: Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m., Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
Held: Addiction Resource Center, 66 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick @ Room 3
Phone: 207-373-6950

Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. – Agnostic Path- (D/O/SP), 66 Baribeau Drive, Group Room 3

Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. – Sober Beginnings (B/D/I/O), 66 Baribeau Drive, Group Room 3

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Held: Locations throughout Sagadahoc County
Phone: 207-373-6995

Find a Big Green Box near you:

 
Bath
Police Department
250 Water Street, Bath
 
Brunswick
Police Department
85 Pleasant Street, Brunswick
 
Sagadahoc
County Sheriff
752 High Street, Bath
 
Richmond
Police Department
26 Gardiner Street, Richmond
 
Topsham
Police Department
100 Main Street, Topsham
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When: Thursdays, 7:00 p.m.
Held: Addiction Resource Center, 66 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick @ Room 3
Phone: 207-373-6950
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. – Back to Basics, 66 Baribeau Drive, Group Room 3
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When: Every Thursday, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Held: Addiction Resource Center, 66 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick @ Room 5
Phone: 373-6950

This outpatient support group is open to anyone affected by the substance abuse of a loved one. Our meeting provides a place for affected others to come together to learn the importance of self-care as well as ways to help those in their lives who struggle with addiction.

Behavioral health clinicians from Mid Coast Hospital’s Addiction Resource Center will facilitate the group.
 

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When: June 20, 21 & 22, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Held: Addiction Resource Center, 66 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick
Phone: (207) 373-6928

A 12-hour educational program for high school-aged youth who have experimented with alcohol and/or other drugs. There are three components of the programstudent, parent, and community engagementthat work together to achieve attitude and behavior changes, resulting in lower risk choices by participants. 

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