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Youth Mental Health First Aid course at FMH on Sept. 19(0)

September 5, 2018

FARMINGTON – On Wednesday, Sept. 19, NAMI Western Mountains Maine is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid at the Franklin Memorial Hospital in the Bass Room from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is for anyone who works, lives or interacts with youth ages 12-18 to learn about mental health and substance abuse issues, to […]

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Healthy Community Coalition announces September mobile events

FARMINGTON – Healthy Community Coalition announces its upcoming schedule of free mobile health unit events. A variety of education and free health screenings will be offered at each stop including blood pressure and cholesterol checks, colon cancer screening kits (FIT screening), and body composition analysis. The schedule is as follows: Sept. 7: noon-3 p.m. at […]

Rangeley Health and Wellness welcomes new social worker

RANGELEY – Rangeley Health and Wellness is pleased to announce that Joanne Dickson, LSW has joined the staff at RHW as Behavioral Health Coordinator. Joanne brings over 23 years of experience as a Licensed Social Worker practicing both in the public schools and state government, with a dedication to serving families, adolescents and the elderly […]

Free movie showing of Eating You Alive

FARMINGTON – The Greater Franklin Food Council, which is convened by United Way of the Tri-Valley Area and Healthy Community Coalition, invites you to a free movie showing of Eating You Alive on Monday, August 27 at 4 p.m. at its offices at 218 Fairbanks Rd. The movie will conclude with a vegetarian pot-luck. A […]

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