Articles by Joseph Ranagan

Dodie Curtis (left) and Terri Palin, Matter of Balance trainers.

Free Matter of Balance classes to be held in Dexter

By Joseph Ranagan on Feb. 18, 2016, at 3:14 p.m.
Monday, April 11, 2016 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Abbott Memorial Library,, Dexter, Maine For more information: 924-7292 DEXTER — The co-founders of the Skeleton Crew, Liz Breault and Beth Ranagan, announced that A Matter of Balance classes will be held 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Monday, April …

Crisis Intervention Training Information at NAMI Piscataquis County Education Night.

By Joseph Ranagan on May 24, 2015, at 7:18 a.m.
Ted Hunt, well-known Crisis Intervention Specialist and Crisis Intervention Training Instructor, will speak with Maged Shahin, a member of the Mayo Regional Hospital’s Emergency Medical Team, about the CIT program and the role of the EMT. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at the Mayo Regional …
Meg Callaway at NAMI Speaker Night. (Photo credit J. Ranagan)

Behavioral Health Home Explained at NAMI Speaker Night

By Joseph Ranagan on March 18, 2014, at 10:01 a.m.
Meg Callaway, director of Charlotte White’s new Behavioral Health Home project, presented information and answered attendees’ questions at the National Alliance on Mental Illness Speaker Night on Monday, March 10th at Mayo Regional Hospital. The Behavioral Health Home concept aims to provide integrated care for MaineCare clients with serious mental …

NAMI Speaker in Dover-Foxcroft

By Joseph Ranagan on July 29, 2013, at 9:39 a.m.
Author Christina Solak-Goodwin (center) recently spoke in Dover-Foxcroft at National Alliance on Mental Illness’ Family-to-Family recovery class using portions of her book,”Battling Bipolar Disorder,” to illustrate her experiences. Standing with Solak-Goodwin are Debbie Somers (left) and Beth Ranagan, instructors of the class, who will lead a NAMI family member support …