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.
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
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
Mental health challenges and depression affect 1-in-5 Mainers (21%), and rates of depression among Maine high school students have been increasing in recent years, with more than a quarter reporting feeling so sad or helpless
United Way of Greater Portland (UWGP) announced today its Fiscal Year 2020 community investments of $6,844,511. UWGP has awarded $3,901,574 in strategic investment grants to 74 community programs at 48 local nonprofits, including $272,500 of