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The Consumer Council System of Maine represents fellow consumers with an effective, organized voice in shaping public policy and mental health services.

Cancellations for the Week of 1/26/15 through 1/30/15

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to the impending weather, the Bangor Local Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday evening at 5 PM has been cancelled. Also, the Lewiston Local Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday morning at 10 AM has been cancelled as well. If they will be rescheduled, we will let everyone know as soon as we have more information! Otherwise, the meetings will resume in February.

Thank You

Maine Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Hires New Recovery Services Manager

The Maine Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS) put forward the following letter to introduce the new Recovery Services Manager they have hired..... 

 

  

Dear Stakeholders and Service Providers,

 

The Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS) is pleased to announce that Matthew Wells will be joining SAMHS as the new Recovery Services Manager starting Monday, February 16, 2015.  Matthew has over 10 years of experience working for Los Angeles County Mental Health Services, California, and has a MSW from the University of Southern California, BA in English from Providence College, and is a LCSW.    He has experience drafting policy, curriculum and guidelines working with county departments/offices, community providers, clients, homeless, recovery community and providing clinical services.   He also has experience teaching for the Social Work Department at USCLA.  Matt is originally from Maine and is looking forward to returning to Maine.  Please join me in welcoming Matt to SAMHS. 

 

Best regards,

 

Geoffrey Miller

Associate Director for Prevention and Intervention Services

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

41 Anthony Ave.

SHS #11

Augusta, ME  04333

207-287-2595

http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/samhs/

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