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Read our Annual Report

FY2019 Annual Report

COVID-19 STATEMENT

Healthy Acadia’s offices are currently closed to the public in order to protect our community members, volunteers, and staff, and to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Our priority is the health and well-being of our communities. We are changing the way we deliver many of our community health programs, connecting by phone or video and making classes available on our YouTube channel 

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Call our Offices  

  • Ellsworth: (207) 667-7171 (Community Health Programs)
  • Ellsworth: (207) 412-2288 (Recovery supports)
  • Machias:  (207) 255-3741

Leave a message in our general mailbox or use our dial by name directory to connect to a staff member’s direct inbox.

Email info@healthyacadia.org or use our staff directory

Follow Healthy Acadia on social media:

@healthyacadia on Facebook and Twitter

@healthyacadiame on Instagram

For all other program areas, please call our office lines in Ellsworth and Machias. You may also email any of our staff directly or send your email inquiry to info@healthyacadia.org.  

We encourage all community members to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by staying informed and following the safety recommendations provided by Maine CDC

  • Wash your hands thoroughly and often.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Practice physical distancing and social solidarity.
  • Stay home as much as possible and especially when unwell.
  • Practice kindness, and good care of yourself and your loved ones!

Be well and stay safe!

~ The Healthy Acadia Team

Additional COVID-19 Resources

Maine Cancer Foundation COVID-19 Assistance Fund for Cancer Patients​ Click here to download application

211 Maine. COVID-19 case numbers, travel advisories and statewide directory of community health resources:

Maine CDC COVID-19 updates: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/coronavirus.shtml  

U.S. CDC’s COVID-19 website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Good Shepherd Food Bank. Find food resources near you: https://www.gsfb.org/mainecovid/

Join our Team

HEALTHY ACADIA CURRENT HAS THE FOLLOWING OPPORTUNITIES JOIN OUR TEAM:

Maine RecoveryCorps

Nutrition and Wellness

NUTRITION EDUCATION

Our SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education team is offering online healthy cooking demos, nutrition classes, and more, from their home kitchens to yours. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and never miss an upload. 

Our classes are a little different than usual this year, so while we can’t visit you in person, we’d love for you to join us online! Check out a 1-hour "Cooking Matters at the Store" Tour and receive a free Hannaford gift card, or sign up for 10 Tips or Cooking Matters for Adults series to learn new cooking skills and recipes, and join a fun community of learners. 

Sign up for a class by clicking on the link below:

Cooking Matters for Adults: Holiday Edition!: 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays & Thursdays, November 3 to 19, 2020

To learn more, email Jada and Nicole in Hancock County or Allie and Marie in Washington County.

 

MINDFULNESS, MOVEMENT, TAI CHI, more!

Click the link below for our current schedule of classes:

Tai Chi for Health Class Schedule Autumn 2020

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Click here to register for any or all of these Tai Chi for Health courses. Once your registration is complete, you receive login information for your online course(s) via the email address you provided. For more information or to register by phone, contact Nina Zeldin at (207) 479-1206. 

All participants are advised to consult their medical provider before engaging in Healthy Acadia’s online tai chi lessons. Healthy Acadia and its representatives will not be held responsible in any way for injury or consequence which may arise as a result of following the online lesson instructions. Viewers who participate in these classes do so at their own risk. 

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND SUPPORTS

For Cancer Patient Navigation, Diabetes Prevention, or Gambling Self-Exclusion Services, contact Angela: 207-263-6230 or Angela@HealthyAcadia.org  

Recovery Coaching Supports and Services

Recovery Coach Training (all classes offered via Zoom)

Healthy Acadia Maine-ARC CCAR Recovery Coach Academy Course Descriptions - Click here

2020-2021 Class Schedule and registration links -  Click here

Recovery Coach Services

If you have a recovery coach, continue to reach out to them directly. For inquiries about Recovery Coaching services: 

  •     Gretchen: (207) 479-6287 (Washington County)
  •     Debra: (207) 479-6278 (Hancock County)
  •     Donna: (207) 460-0229 (Hancock County)
  •     Caroline: (207) 460-2312 (Recovery MAT Program)
  •     Paige: (207) 610-3277 (AmeriCorps RecoveryCorps)

MAT Treatment Fund