8 Northern Road
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Monday and Wednesday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM ET
Tuesday and Thursday 8:00 AM -6:00 PM ET
Friday 8:00AM-Noon ET
Closed all Federal and Tribal Holidays
The Behavioral Health Program at MicMac Family Health Services is dedicated to supporting and encouraging community members working towards wellness. Our providers and support staff respect each individual's own path to emotional wellness and through recovery. We offer several services within our office and are also able to refer our community members for outside resources. Our providers have worked with our community for several years and remain committed to honoring the cultural beliefs and heritage of our community.
Mental health counseling provides support to those experiencing mental or emotional distress. They may use a variety of therapeutic techniques to help a person manage anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions. Specified treatment modalities offered here at MFHS includes Art Therapy, trauma-focused treatment including EMDR and TF-CBT. Treatment can be offered for individuals and families when appropriate.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the prescribing of Buprenorphine (ie. Suboxone) in combination with counseling support, to provide a "whole-patient" approach to the treatment of individuals meeting diagnostic criteria for an opioid dependence or opioid use disorder-moderate to severe.
Psychiatric services are available for medication management and to treat a variety of mental and emotional health diagnoses.
Affected others include the following: parents, spouse or significant other, siblings, children, legal guardian directly affected by the substance use of a loved one.
Substance use counseling offers a combination of treatment and support to meet individuals in all stages of change. All pathways to recovery are supported. Substance use counselors work one-on-one with clients to assess individual needs, level of care, assist with referrals to detox, residential and internal/external resources & more. Treatment goals are client focused and specific to each individual. Counseling occurs in a compassionate and confidential environment.
Smoking cessation counseling can assist individuals as they work on their quit journey and assist with sustaining a tobacco-free lifestyle. Counseling support will meet individuals in all stages of change. Individuals may request tobacco cessation counseling when contemplating change, seeking to reduce use of tobacco products, and when they are ready to develop a quit plan.
Naloxone is available for free by contacting behavioral health at 207-764-4756. Naloxone is also available by prescription and by in-office supply when speaking with your MFHS medical provider at 207-764-1792. Naloxone is used to prevent opioid overdose by reversing the toxic effects of the overdose. Opioids include: heroin, morphine, and codeine, as well as semi-synthetic opioids like oxycodone and hydrocodone - prescription pain medications.
Adult case management helps stabilize mental health issues, address co-occurring substance abuse, trauma, and health issues that affect a person's independence and functioning in the community. Adult Community Integration Services is culturally sensitive, person-centered and team-based including you, your health care professionals, peer and natural supports you (and/or your guardian, if applicable) choose.
Targeted Children's Case Management is a service for children ages 0-20 who have emotional, behavioral, developmental, and cognitive needs. This a culturally sensitive, team-based model which includes your natural/peer supports. A wrap-around approach is used to identify strengths, needs and barriers in the community and school. Once needs are identified, the Case Manager will help to link caregivers with congruent community supports and resources to help keep the child in the community and in the least restrictive setting. We provide assessment, support planning, team facilitation, linkage, coordination, monitoring, and advocacy to meet the needs of the child.