Maine Families

Counseling & Mental & Behavioral Health

Crisis Help Line: 1-800-273-8255
A 24-hour service for anyone depressed, stressed, suicidal

AMHC Family Counseling: 1-800-244-6431
Child, teen, couple & marriage counseling

Behavioral & Developmental Services: 255-1955
Mental and behavioral health services for children and adults

Calais Behavioral Health Center: 454-3022
Mental health counseling; Substance counseling

Community Health & Counseling Services: 1-800-540-8311
Child, teen and family counseling

Compass Mental Health: Machias 259-1233
Counseling for children & families. Registered Play Therapy

Families United: Calais 454-0442 / Machias 255-3000
Home-based family treatment program (Teaching, Listening,
Counseling) intensive therapy & parental skills training

Harrington Community Mental Health Program: 532-8530
Mental health counseling

Harrington Family Health Center: 483-4502
Family counseling; Play therapy

Machias Behavioral Health Center: 255-3400
Mental health counseling; Substance counseling

MAS Home Care of Maine: 561-9533
Child and family outpatient counseling

National Alliance of Mental Health (NAMI) – Maine: 1-800-464-5767
Support, education, & advocacy

Pathways of Maine: 888-480-9550
Home and community-based behavioral health treatment services for children and their families.

Regional Medical Center: Lubec 733-1090 / Machias 255-0102
Mental health and Substance counseling

Vogl Behavioral Health Center: Eastport 853-6001
Mental health counseling; Substance counseling

Other Links & Resources:

American Psychological Association: Resources on mental health, emotional wellness, relationships, depression…

Article: APA “Supporting a Family Member with Serious Mental Illness”
Mental illnesses are disorders that affect a person’s mood, thoughts or behaviors. Serious mental illnesses include a variety of diseases including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and major depressive disorder. Although they can be scary, it is important to remember that these disorders are treatable. Individuals diagnosed with these diseases can live full, rewarding lives, especially if they seek treatment as needed…. read more

Article: APA “How to Help in an Emotional Crisis”
Mental health disorders are common in the United States, affecting tens of millions of Americans each year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Yet only a fraction of those people receive treatment. Without treatment, mental health disorders can reach a crisis point.
Some examples of mental health crises include depression, trauma, eating disorders, alcohol or substance abuse, self-injury and suicidal thoughts. If you suspect a friend or family member is experiencing an emotional crisis, your help can make a difference… read more