Category: Health

United for Mental Health

We’ve all been through it: being a teenager is tough. But teenagers today are navigating an increasingly challenging world, due to the influences of social media, access to substances, and the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Eliane’s Story: Mental Health Support in Schools

At the onset of the pandemic, Eliane, a former student at Portland High School, struggled with her anxiety and fell behind in school. Greater Portland Health’s (GPH) School-Based Health Center team worked collaboratively to help Eliane and establish behavioral health services.

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United Way Virtual Bus Tour

Jump aboard United Way of Southern Maine’s Virtual Bus Tour with superstar volunteer drivers Rodney Mondor (UW Emcee) and Carolyn Brady (former Miss Maine)! We will visit five funded partner programs across Cumberland and York

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Greg’s Story: MaineCare Expansion Changed His Life

 Greg’s Story MaineCare Expansion Changed His Life Greg struggled with depression and suicidal tendencies from childhood, and as an adult struggled to maintain employment and stability. Greg applied and was denied over 6 times for MaineCare and

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Fiscal Year 2021 Investment Application New Open

United Way of Greater Portland’s (UWGP) Fiscal Year 2021 investment application opened January 6, 2020 and will close February 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Applicants, both currently funded applicants and new applicants proposing work that targets

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