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COVID-19 STATEMENT

All of Healthy Acadia’s offices are currently closed to the public in order to protect community members, volunteers, and staff, and to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This closure took effect Tuesday, March 17, 2020, and will continue at least through March 29, 2020. We are monitoring the situation closely and will provide updates as soon as available. 

We will continue to provide supports, programming, and services, primarily virtually. Some events and programming have been postponed. If you have any questions about upcoming events, programs or services, please contact us.

To reach us by phone: 

  • 140 State St., Ellsworth: 207-667-7171
  • 24 Church St., Ellsworth (Recovery Programming): 207-412-2288 
  • 121 Court St., 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 line. Our staff are continuing to work, primarily from remote locations. We are checking our voicemail and email regularly, and we will make every effort to return your call as soon as possible. 

Recovery Coaching and Support Services

  • Recovery Coaching in Washington County contact: Gretchen: 207-479-6287
  • Recovery Coaching in Hancock County contact: Debra at 207-479-6278 or Donna at 207-460-0229

If you currently have a Recovery Coach, please feel free to reach out to them directly.

  • Recovery MAT Treatment contact: Caroline at 207-460-2312  
  • AmeriCorps RecoveryCorpsProgram contact: Paige at 207-610-3277

Additional Supportive Services

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

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.  

For additional updates, visit our "What's New!" section, follow us on social media, and subscribe to our e-newsletter.

We encourage all community members to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (also known as novel coronavirus) by staying informed and following the safety recommendations provided by Maine CDC

Wash your hands regularly. Practice social distancing. Stay home as much as possible and especially when unwell. And take good care of yourself and your loved ones!

  • For answers to questions about COVID-19 case numbers, travel advisories and other general issues at any time, we encourage all Mainers to utilize 211, either by dialing 211, by texting your ZIP code to 898-211 or by emailing:  info@211maine.org.
  • Please call your doctor or the Maine CDC with specific COVID-19 medical questions.
  • If you are facing an emergency, please call 911.

Be well and stay safe!

~ The Healthy Acadia Team

Programs, Events, and more.

Bookmark this page and visit often for the latest updates and to learn about events happening in your community. Check our calendar for full program schedules.

Click on event or item of interest below to learn more!

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Nutrition and Wellness

HANCOCK COUNTY FOOD DRIVE

The 9th Annual Hancock County Food Drive is underway! This year’s project is aiming to raise $ 30,000 and collect thousands of food donations for 17 food pantries, free meal sites, and school programs in our community. 

To support the Food Drive, please bring your food donations to one of these collection sites or donate here.

 

NUTRITION EDUCATION

All in-person nutrition classes (Cooking Matters, etc.) have been canceled until further notice due to COVID-19. 

 

MINDFULNESS, MOVEMENT, TAI CHI, more!

  • Annual Machias Wild BLueberry 5 Mile Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run (Machias): August 15, 2020: Click here to register

 

 

 

 

Recovery Coaching Supports and Services

 

 

Maine Alliance for Recovery Coaching Classes

​In accordance with CDC recommendations, we are canceling Recovery Coach training sessions through the end of April 2020. Healthy Acadia and our Maine-ARC community partners feel the most important thing we can all do is be educated about the virus and prepared to do our part in slowing its spread. Our highest priority is the safety and well-being of our community members. 

We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation that is impacting the country, our state, and events of all kinds. Please visit the Maine CDC website for tips on how to prevent the spread of the virus, what to do if you are experiencing symptoms, and more.

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MAT Treatment Fund