Articles by Courtney Yeager

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Crisis & Counseling Centers (C&C) is sole prescriber of Vivitrol for alcohol, drug abuse in Kennebec County

By Courtney Yeager on Aug. 21, 2014, at 3:58 p.m.
AUGUSTA – The number of people looking for opiate abuse treatment in Maine has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the Maine Office of Substance Abuse. About 4,800 Mainers sought help for their opiate addictions in 2013, suggesting that many people want to quit using drugs …
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All are welcome to attend Crisis & Counseling Centers' On Track To Recovery 5K Walk/Run, which benefits the agency's clients.

Crisis & Counseling Centers to celebrate National Recovery Month with 5K race

By Courtney Yeager on Aug. 12, 2014, at 9:52 a.m.
AUGUSTA – Crisis & Counseling Centers (C&C) will celebrate recovery from mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders at the agency’s On Track to Recovery 5K Walk/Run, held Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Kennebec River Rail Trail in Augusta. This professionally timed event is open to all and will show …
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Parents of bullied youths find solace in G.E.A.R. Parent Network

By Courtney Yeager on July 18, 2014, at 4:24 p.m.
G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a program of Crisis & Counseling Centers, provides resources, support and workshops for parents of children with emotional and behavioral health needs – including bullying. One mother, who has been using G.E.A.R.’s general parent support services for more than 12 years, began seeking specific guidance on bullying …
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On Track to Recovery 5K Walk/Run event logo and T-shirt design

On Track to Recovery 5K Walk/Run

By Courtney Yeager on June 30, 2014, at 11:21 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Kennebec River Rail Trail, 31 Union Street, Augusta, ME For more information: 207.213.4523; Crisis & Counseling Centers (C&C) invites community members, clients, families, friends, local partners and nonprofits to the agency’s On Track to Recovery 5K Walk/Run. September marks …
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Crisis & Counseling Centers receives $70k grant for electronic health records system

By Courtney Yeager on June 04, 2014, at 9:52 a.m.
AUGUSTA – Crisis & Counseling Centers (C&C) was recently awarded a $70,000, three-year grant by HealthInfoNet. The initiative is funded by the State of Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services as part of the State Innovation Model Grant and was designed to reimburse agencies for costs associated with implementing …
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Board member Jonathan Farr and his mother and former board member Mary Darling

Jonathan Farr joins Board of Directors as his mother Mary Darling steps down

By Courtney Yeager on May 27, 2014, at 8:58 a.m.
Jonathan Farr, a T-Mobile recruiter with years of leadership experience in Maine and beyond, was recently named to Crisis & Counseling Centers’ (C&C’s) Board of Directors. Farr’s appointment is timely, as his mother Mary Darling left the board in May after more than five years of service. A Maranacook Community …
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Colby College philanthropy class grants $5,000 to Crisis & Counseling Centers’ youth and family program

By Courtney Yeager on May 22, 2014, at 4:34 p.m.
AUGUSTA – Crisis & Counseling Centers’ (C&C’s) Generations program has received a $5,000 grant from a Colby College sociology course that asks students to write and assess proposals for local nonprofit organizations. The Generations program provides emotional and behavioral support to adolescents and children as young as age 3 – …
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Registration for Crisis & Counseling Centers’ annual meeting & dinner open

By Courtney Yeager on March 18, 2014, at 11:28 a.m.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Waterville Elks Banquet & Conference Center, 76 Industrial St., Waterville, Maine For more information: 207-213-4523; WATERVILLE, Maine — Crisis & Counseling Centers will host its 2014 annual meeting and dinner 5-8 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at Waterville Elks Banquet & …
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Crisis & Counseling Centers welcomes three new board members

By Courtney Yeager on March 05, 2014, at 9:50 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine —  Crisis & Counseling Centers’ Board of Directors voted in three new members at a recent meeting. Susan Cover, Dale Lancaster and Dr. Kim Lane have varying professional interests, but they share a dedication to C&C’s mission to deliver effective solutions to Mainers with behavioral health needs. Susan …
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