Please review questions below and ask yourself prior to the start of your shift
Do you have any of the following symptoms that are new to you and not attributed to another health condition?
- Fever (100.4°F or higher) or a sense of having a fever
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches, unrelated to physical exercise
- Sore throat
- A new loss of taste or smell
- Congestion or runny nose
- New gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, diarrhea or vomiting)
- Have you had contact with someone in the past 14 days with suspected or confirmed COVID-19? Yes/No
If the answer to any of these questions is yes, please stay home and contact your supervisor as well as HR extension 1011.
Thank you Ann - Volunteer60!
Ann McCormack recently used her Volunteer60 hour to participate in neighborhood clean-up activities for the South End Neighorhood Association. Way to go Ann!
More info about the Volunteer60 program below, keep scrolling...
Welcome to our April New Hires!
Priscilla Young (welecome back!) – PMH-Nurse Practitioner; Sarah Smith – Phone Triage Nurse; Ashley Burch – Adult Case Manager; Ann Marie Dubois (rehire) – Outpatient Clinician; Rebecca Picard – Residential Support Aide; Althea Lathrop – Outpatient Clinician; Meghan Caswell – Residential Support Aide; and Michelle Achorn – Central Registration Specialist
May 2nd- 8th is Children's Mental Health Awareness Week
Green ribbons are available for all staff this week at the front desk of each clinic. Pick your ribbon up today to support Children's Mental Health Awareness Week!
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Promote the #NotAlone Challenge! Encourage people to tag at least two friends, co-workers or family members. Or encourage sharing who or what makes you feel #NotAlone in this challenge. Download graphics to help promote the #NotAlone Challenge are available at nami.org/MentalHealthMonth.
High Hopes celebrates Earth Day with service project
High Hopes members and staff picked up trash in the community for Earth Day last week. They got lots of honks, waves, and nice words while they were out! Check out their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HighHopesClubhouse.
KBH Spring Fling - ICYMI
If you would like to see the videos that we were "supposed" to show at last Friday's Spring Fling (read: internet issues), you can find them on the K:Drive at - K:\Wellness\Spring Fling 2021. Part 1 is our "Photos from the Year" slide show and Part 2 is our Service Award Recognitions.
KBH is extending it's Volunteer60 program throughout 2021! The Volunteer60 program offers each KBH staff one hour plus travel time, or two hours if no travel is needed, to volunteer at a charity of your choice - on us! Details are here and the request form is here. Please contact Tina Chapman at email@example.com if you have any questions. Submit a photo of you volunteering and we will post it on the portal page
The following KBH programs/departments are currently offering a $1,000 referral bonus for the successful external placement of a Master's level clinician: Outpatient, HCT, School-based, MST, Access, Supported Housing.
Job specific postings can be found under the KBH employment tab on our website https://www.kbhmaine.org/careers. Please note, the bonus is only available for external applicants, not internal transfers.
For Frontline Staff Members - the FrontLine WarmLine is available from 8 AM to 8 PM, 7 days a week by calling (207) 221-8196 or Text the word “frontline” to 898-211 for support. For parents and others looking for support, call (207) 221-8198, seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. StrengthenME is free, confidential, anonymous, and available to anyone in Maine
Could someone you work with use a Kudos Card?
Everyone is working hard, and we've all experienced lots of changes and stress during the last few weeks. Has a fellow KBH staff person done something special for you?
Brighten up their day by sending them a Kudos Card! Download our fillable Kudos Card here, fill it in, save it, and then e-mail it to the person you would like to recognize. Remember to cc: Liz in Communications firstname.lastname@example.org so it will be included in the monthly Kudos E-Blast.