Be Healthy Maine

You VS. Mental Health Stigma

When talking about the issues of mental health in our community, the topic of “stigma” often follows. Why does the mental health stigma exist? Why is it so damaging to those seeking treatment? How can we break the stigma? The solution is complex, but it starts with you.

Welcoming Alice Hildebrand, Chaplain

This month, we welcomed Alice Hildebrand to our Pastoral Care team. She will be serving as a Chaplain and providing an essential piece to the holistic care we strive to offer patients.

Primary Care: Positive Relationships = Positive Outcomes

Your relationship with your primary care provider is a powerful one. When you connect with the right PCP, you’ll find that communication comes easier, you’re more comfortable, and you might even look forward to your annual visits. A strong relationship with your primary care provider leads to positive health outcomes.

The Risks of Browntail Moth Hairs

Browntail moth caterpillars may seem harmless at first glance, but their tiny hairs can actually cause a skin reaction like poison ivy and may cause trouble breathing if inhaled. These caterpillars are now emerging from their winter webs in trees across all Maine counties.

Upcoming May Community Events

With warmer weather approaching, you might be looking for ways make the most of the spring and summer months. Here's a small list of upcoming community events to add to your weekend plans.

How to Pick the Right Provider For You

Finding the right primary care provider is like finding a good pair of jeans. The hunt can be long and disheartening, but when you do find a good pair, you hold onto them forever. If you’re searching for a PCP, here are a few tips to simplify the hunt.