Midcoast Community Alliance staged its second You Matter event at Bath Middle School the morning of Nov. 17, greeting students as they arrived with high fives, hand shakes, and a resounding message of hope. Jamie Dorr, founder of MCA came up with idea for a morning greeting event as a response to the statistic that… Continue Reading
2017 MPHA ANNUAL CONFERENCE Midcoast Community Alliance: Addressing mental health using a public health model In July 2016, five local organizations came together to address the high rates of depression, anxiety, suicide, and more found within our community. By the fall, the Midcoast Community Alliance had grown to include nearly 50 people from 25… Continue Reading
BATH — Jamie Dorr has shown herself to be a true friend of the area’s youth, particularly those who could use a friend the most.
Her concern about the number of young people taking their own lives in the Mid-Coast area led her a year ago to create the Midcoast Community Alliance, which helps troubled youths and the adults around them access the knowledge and resources to prevent such tragedies from happening.
BATH — Jamie Dorr, president of Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skate Park and founder of Midcoast Community Alliance was named Bath’s Citizen of the Year at the city’s annual Autumnfest and Citizen Involvement Day Oct. 7.
Teen Coping Skills Group The general goal of the Teens Coping Skills Group is to help members learn and refine skills in changing behavioral patterns associated with high risk behaviors and difficulty managing emotions. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy interventions of emotion regulation, distress tolerance, mindfulness, walking the middle path, and interpersonal effectiveness are the areas of… Continue Reading
A new suicide survivor support group is beginning in September in Bath. The group will meet on Mondays from 6pm to 7:30pm and is open to anyone who has experienced a loss at any time, whether recently or long ago. To register, please contact Andy Sokoloff, (207) 721-1357 firstname.lastname@example.org