Healthy Acadia engages in a broad range of initiatives that build healthier communities and make it easier for people to lead healthy lives across Hancock and Washington counties.

The initiatives include:

ACTIVE COMMUNITIES

  • Healthy Transportation
  • Healthy Recreation
  • Land Use Planning


EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS


FARM TO SCHOOL

  • School Supported Agriculture
  • The Apple Project
  • School Gardens
  • Directory of Food Producers


FOOD FOR ALL

  • Nutrition Education Initiative
  • The Gleaning Initiative
  • Healthy General Stores Initiative
  • Summer Meals Program
  • Senior Farm Share
  • Hancock County Food Drive
  • Farmers Market for All
  • Hancock County Food Security Network

 

GLEANING

  • What is Gleaning?
  • The Downeast Gleaning Initiative
  • Partner Farms
  • Becoming a Volunteer
  • Contact Us
  • Stay Connected
  • In the News
  • Resources


HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention
  • Well Water Safety Initiative
  • Healthy Homes
  • Maine Healthy Air Coalition


HEALTHFUL SERVICES

  • NEW! Downeast Cancer Patient Navigation Project
  • Transportation Access
  • Healthy Aging
  • On-line Health Information
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Addressing Depression and Chronic Disease
  • Dental Care Access
  • Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Taking Action for Health


POSITIVE SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Gender Diversity Project
  • School Health
  • Resiliency
  • Service Learning
  • Downeast Teen Leadership Camp
  • Youth Taking Action Groups
  • Youth Policy Boards


PREVENTING SUBSTANCE MISUSE

  • Drug Free Communities
  • Alcohol Misuse Prevention
  • Prescription Drug Misuse Prevention
  • Safe Drug Disposal
  • Youth Marijuana Use Prevention
  • "e-tip" Program


TOBACCO-FREE COMMUNITIES

  • Municipal policies
  • Smoke-free house
  • Smoke-free lodging
  • Confident Conversations
  • Maine Tobacco Helpline


WORKSITE WELLNESS

  • Healthy Maine Works
  • Tobacco Free Worksites

Follow the initiative tabs on the left or click on the titles above to learn more about Healthy Acadia’s many community health initiatives and ways to get involved.