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Mid Coast Behavioral Health Outpatient Services

Mid Coast–Parkview Health provides comprehensive behavioral healthcare services throughout an integrated system of care. Recognizing the importance of mental health in all phases of life, our programs are designed to effectively address the needs of all individuals that are in need of behavioral healthcare.

Addiction Resource Center

Mid Coast Hospital Outpatient Behavioral Health operates the Addiction Resource Center (ARC) with two locations in Damariscotta and Brunswick. The ARC provides a full range of professional assessment, treatment, psychiatry, detoxification/maintenance (suboxone, vivitrol, naltrexone, nicotine replacement) and counseling services for youth, adults, and families affected by alcohol or drug related concerns. ARC programs include Intensive Outpatient, Individual, Group and Family Outpatient sessions. Learn more.

Healthy Generations

A special program for pregnant and parenting women experiencing problems with alcohol or other drugs, the Healthy Generations program is integrated within Outpatient Behavioral Health, Maternity Care, and Mid Coast–Parkview Health Pediatric teams. Services include substance abuse treatment, smoking cessation, parenting classes, individual and family counseling, and child development assessment, as well as referral services. Services are provided in the home with the goal of supporting individual and family development by offering women tools to live a positive, healthy life in which to raise their young children. Staff from Healthy Generations often attends prenatal and post delivery pediatric appointments at their clients request to assist with content, goals, and these important relationships.

Senior Mental Health Services

Mid Coast Senior Mental Health Services is a mental health outreach service that offers confidential screening, assessment, and treatment services to adults 65 years of age and older. Its purpose is to help older adults and their families understand and treat issues such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and the grief and loss associated with late-life changes. Services are provided by a team consisting of a clinical nurse specialist, a psychiatric nurse practitioner, and a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist. Mid Coast Senior Mental Health Services offers:

  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Psychiatric medication evaluation and management
  • Counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Substance abuse education and counseling

After an evaluation in person, follow-up is available via Telehealth. To access Mid Coast Senior Mental Health Services, please call (207) 373-6980.

Psychiatric Partial Hospital Program

The Outpatient Behavioral Health Department offers an intensive short-term, daily program for individuals with psychiatric disorders who do not require hospitalization or have the opportunity to reduce the number of days they may have to be in the hospital. Designed to help individuals develop skills for living with mental illness or co-occurring addiction and mental illness, the program is customized to the individual’s needs. The program length ranges from four to five weeks and includes an intensive daily therapy schedule with individualized treatment plans, skilled nursing, psychiatry, medication management, group psychotherapy and the opportunity for family sessions.

Electroconvulsive Therapy

Mid Coast Hospital offers Electroconvulsive Therapy for those experiencing severe depression.

Integrated Behavioral Health Care

For individuals experiencing anxiety, struggling with relationships, or feeling sad, angry, stressed, or easily overwhelmed, Mid Coast Medical Group Primary Care and Women’s Health Care teams offer integrated care for medical and emotional needs right in the office. Located within the practice, the behavioral health clinician works with the patient and the primary care team to develop the best care plan possible for the patient.

Employee Assistance Program

Mid Coast–Parkview Health manages Employee Assistance Programs for organizations and businesses looking to provide free evaluation and confidential counseling services for employees. Counseling is available for a wide range of problems, including depression, anxiety, alcoholism, drug abuse, marriage and family concerns, and financial problems. The Employee Assistance Program is also available for Mid Coast–Parkview Health employees.


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