Partners

Partners

StrengthenME is a coalition of organizations and agencies working together to provide stress management, outreach, resource linkage and resiliency resources to anyone in Maine experiencing stress reactions from the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Our Partners

GENERAL

The Opportunity Alliance

The Opportunity Alliance is the Community Action Agency for Cumberland County. In collaboration with StrengthenME, TOA offers support, education and referrals to community resources for individuals and families in response to COVID related stressors.

 

GENERAL

211 Maine

211 Maine is a free, confidential resource that helps connect people to services that help them stay healthy, safe, and independent. 211 Maine is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Call 211 or text a Maine zip code to 898-211 to connect to a live specialist.

GENERAL

Sweetser

Sweetser staffs the Intentional Warm Line 24/7 (1-866-771-9276), offering peer to peer free and confidential phone support for adults in recovery from mental illness and substance use. This organization is the largest mobile crises service provider for those who call the Maine Crisis Line at 1-888-568-1112.

YOUTH

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The NAMI Maine Teen Text Line offers connection, resources, and mental health support to youth, teens, and young adults throughout the state. We serve from a place of understanding and non-judgement in order to provide a safe space for young people to feel heard without shame.

GENERAL

Crisis and Counseling Centers

The Crisis & Counseling Centers team provide an immediate, professional and caring response to individuals living in Kennebec and Somerset counties. We offer support, education and referrals to community resources for individuals and families in response to COVID related stressors 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

GENERAL

Aroostook Mental Health Center

AMHC is a private, non-profit community health and social service organization with operations in Aroostook, Washington, and Hancock Counties. AMHC offers support, education and referrals to community resources for individuals and families in response to COVID related stressors.

GENERAL

Community Health and Counseling Services

CHCS offers support to help those experiencing pandemic stress and needs. We serve community members living in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties to assist them with identifying coping strategies, prioritizing their concerns into achievable action steps and linking them to needed resources.

FRONTLINE WORKERS

Maine Frontline
Warmline

The FrontLine Warmline serves health care professionals who are directly responding to the pandemic in Maine. The line is staffed by volunteer professionals who can help callers to deal with anxiety, irritability stress, poor sleep, grief or worry and connect them with additional supports.

NEW MAINERS

MAIN

Maine Access Immigrant Network

Maine Access Immigrant Network (MAIN) bridges access to health and social services for immigrants in Portland, Maine. Our organization works to build a stronger multicultural community and to address health literacy, health care enrollment, and coordination of health care benefits and non-clinical care.

NEW MAINERS

New Mainer Public Health Initiative

New Mainers Public Health Initiative (NMPHI) aims to empower, inform, and educate new Mainers about preventative health measures through the promotion of healthy habits in order to bridge the gap in health care service delivery and decrease health disparities.

CAREGIVERS & OLDER ADULTS

Healthy Living for ME

Through a network of local leaders, community organizations and health systems, Healthy Living for ME delivers programs to help adults manage chronic health conditions, prevent falls, and foster well-being.

NATIVE COMMUNITIES

Wabanaki Health & Wellness

Wabanaki Public Health & Wellness (WPHW) provides community-driven, culturally centered public health and social services to all Wabanaki communities and people while honoring Wabanaki cultural knowledge, cultivating innovation, and fostering collaboration.

NEW MAINERS & YOUTH

Gateway Community Services

Gateway Community Services is a team of Community Health Workers who hold wellness group sessions and provide social-emotional support to community members through times of grief, extreme stress, unknowns, doubts, fears, joy and hope.

NEW MAINERS

Portland Minority Health

The City of Portland Minority Health Program has Community Health Outreach Workers (CHOWs) who are equipped to provide emotional support, resources on stress management, wellness promotion, resiliency, and referrals to address unmet or emergent needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

COMMUNITIES OF COLOR

Cross Cultural Community Services

CCCS provides members of the BIPOC community with resources and support to individuals who are either suffering from COVID or are overwhelmed and stressed out due to COVID and their overall daily lives.

LATINX

Presente! Maine

Presente! Maine works to empower displaced indigenous and Afro-Latinx peoples of Maine through survival programs, community power building, cultural celebration, and transformative healing practice.

NEW MAINERS

Maine Associations for
New Americans

MANA coordinates multilingual outreach and educational programming for immigrants and their families to facilitate further resilience-building by providing linguistically and culturally tailored workshops and programs under the banner of Resilient New Americans.

Employee Wellness

Workforce

Work Force EAP
& Training

StrengthenME and Work Force EAP are partnering to provide healthcare and frontline workers with free confidential coaching sessions, wellness workshops, and peer connection groups.

WORKPLACE WELLNESS

Healthy Maine Works

Healthy Maine Works offers guidance and support to Maine employers in developing worksite wellness programs that support the health of their employees.

DISASTER SUPPORT

Maine Disaster
Behavioral Health

The mission of Maine Disaster Behavioral Health is to assist individuals in coping with the immediate psychological aftermath of a disaster and promote the development of resilience techniques and coping strategies that individuals, responders and communities can utilize throughout recovery.