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Program Information
Program Name: My Wellness Project
Agency Name: DBSA-Maine
Year the Program was Started: 2010
Public Contact Person: Jeff Irving
Address: 134 Lester Dr
Portland, ME 04103
Telephone #: (207) 6503248
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy, Peer Support, Recovery Education
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: $10,000-$40,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 3-5
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: Total mind/body wellness for anyone regardless of labels
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Vision: To provide new choices for healing the mind and body while forging pathways towards empowerment for people living with life’s many challenges. Mission: My Wellness Project provides a safe environment that facilitates growth and learning through a strengths-based approach that supports a healthy lifestyle of being by; • Educational workshops in a group setting such as; o Pathways to Recovery o Suicide prevention workshops o Living Well o WRAP o Building effective habits o Nutritional and Physical o Non-violent communication o Career opportunities o Spirituality
Additional Information: We focus on what people CAN do and not on what they CAN'T do....We also don't look back because we are not going in that direction...

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