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Kennebec Behavioral Health’s mission is to promote the well-being of persons who experience mental illness, emotional difficulties or behavioral challenges.

KBH receives grant from Summit Natural Gas

Kennebec Behavioral Health is pleased to announce that we have just received a grant from Summit Natural Gas for $500 toward our Homeless Youth Outreach Program.  Homeless Youth Outreach provides a critical service to youth who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness in Kennebec and Somerset Counties. Our Case Managers work with the youth, who are typically 15-21 years of age, until the youth is stably housed and has been connected to appropriate, sustainable supports and services.  Read more about KBH receives grant from Summit Natural Gas

KBH participates in UWMM ColorWalk

KBH staff formed a team to participate in the United Way of Mid Maine ColorWalk this past Saturday in Skowhegan. The fundraising event included walkers being splattered with colored cornstarch to end the event united in color. The walk raised over $5000 and KBH is glad to have been apart of this wonderful and fun event! Read more about KBH participates in UWMM ColorWalk

Children's Mental Health Awareness Week: May 3-9

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week is the National Federation's yearly event, geared toward raising awareness to the issues and causes integral to the children's mental health field in each of the communities across the country. This year's celebration will begin on Sunday, May 3rd and will continue through Saturday May 9th, 2015.
 

This year's theme: Mental Health is Fundamental.

Former KBH Board Member Winner at Mid Maine Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner

Lucille Zelenkewich, a Waterville-area banker, will be recognized at the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce annual awards dinner April 30. Lucille is the chamber's Distinguished Community Service winner this year. Lucille has been a wonderful community leader in the Waterville area through her work as a banker and in her community service for various organizations including Kennebec Behavioral Health and the American Heart Association. Read more about Former KBH Board Member Winner at Mid Maine Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner

Healthy Northern Kennebec part of national initiative to improve health and wellbeing

Waterville, Maine – April 17, 2015 Healthy Northern Kennebec has been selected to participate in and receive funding through a new initiative known as SCALE (Spreading Community Accelerators through Learning and Evaluation). Healthy Northern Kennebec was one of 24 communities chosen to participate through the national program. Read more about Healthy Northern Kennebec part of national initiative to improve health and wellbeing

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. Read more about April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month

Nearly a quarter century ago, the Autism Society launched a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all, and assure that each person with ASD is provided the opportunity to achieve the highest possible quality of life. This year they want to go beyond simply promoting autism awareness to encouraging friends and collaborators to become partners in movement toward acceptance and appreciation. Read more about April is National Autism Awareness Month

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