Resources

Resources

Employment in Maine

Maine Can Work 4th Edition 2017 - A Workbook/Guide to employment in Maine

Employment First

Client Assistance Program
(Federally funded program that provides information, assistance and advocacy to people with disabilities who are applying for or receiving services under the Rehabilitation Act. Programs under this Act include Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), Independent Living Services (ILS) and Projects with Industry.)

State Government

Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mh/

Office of MaineCare Services (OMS)
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oms/

Maine State Legislature
http://janus.state.me.us/legis/

Maine's Peer Community

Maine's Peer Centers and Social Clubs
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/samhs/mentalhealth/wellness/social/index.shtml

Peer Support Specialist Network of Maine
http://www.amistadinc.com/Peer-Support-Specialist-Network-of-Maine

Maine Association of Substance Abuse Programs
http://www.masap.org/site/default.asp

Amistad Community (Portland)
http://www.amistadinc.com/

Sweetser Learning and Recovery Center (Brunswick)
http://www.sweetser.org/peers.php

Advocacy Initiative Network of Maine (AIN)
http://www.thenetwork123.com/

Peer Recovery Training Manual

Youth Move Maine
http://youthmovemaine.org/

Maine Warmline
1.866.771.WARM (9276)
Available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week - In State Only

Federal Government

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
http://www.cms.hhs.gov/

National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH)
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

National Resource Directory connecting Wounded, Ill and Injured
Service Members, Their Families and Those Who Support Them http://www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov/

Social Security Administration
http://www.ssa.gov

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)
http://www.samhsa.gov/

SAMHSA Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)
http://www.samhsa.gov/about-us/who-we-are/offices-centers/cmhs

SAMHDA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Administration)
http://www.datafiles.samhsa.gov/

President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health
http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/mentalhealthcommission/

Health Reform.Gov
http://www.healthreform.gov/

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Homepage
http://www.ada.gov

The United States Government Manual
http://www.usgovernmentmanual.gov/

National Peer Resources, Groups, Coalitions

National Empowerment Center
http://nationalempowermentcenter.com/

National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse
http://www.mhselfhelp.org

National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery
http://www.ncmhr.org/

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD)
http://www.nasmhpd.org/

Mind Freedom International
http://www.mindfreedom.org/

Mental Health America
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness
http://www.nami.org

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
http://cpr.bu.edu/

Disability Research Right to Know
http://www.bu.edu/drrk/

Maine Mental Health Agencies

211 Maine
http://www.211maine.org/

Maine's Behavioral Health Homes

Behavioral Health Homes FAQ
Behavioral Health Homes FAQ - Adults

Maine Support Groups

GEAR- Parent Peer to Peer Group
http://gearparentnetwork.com/

NAMI Maine
http://www.namimaine.org/?page=SupportGroups

DBSA (Depression & BiPolar Support Alliance)
http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=peer_state_contacts

Maine Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
http://www.csoaamaine.org/

Maine Area of Narcotics Anonymous
http://namaine.org/meetings.html

Nar-Anon Groups (For relatives and friends who are
concerned about the addiction or drug problem of another)
http://www.masap.org/site/documents/NarAnonGroups.pdf

Full List of Maine Support Groups
http://www.masap.org/site/documents/SupportGroupsStateofMaineforwebsite.pdf

Community Resources

Maine SNAP-Ed Program
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/ofi/snap-ed/?gclid=CJDw58vi2McCFQwyaQodJWIJuQ

Healthy Eating on a Budget Shopping Tips
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/ofi/snap-ed/Shop.pdf?

HOPE Conferences

2016

Connecting Through Compassionate Conversation

Recovering People, Recovering Communities

Systems Change: One Relationship at a Time

Wellness & Work: WRAP For Work

Writing for Discovery and Strength