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Resources and Support

Get informed on BIAA-Maine's Support Resources

Support Groups

Due to COVID-19, many of Maine’s brain injury support groups are meeting virtually, outside with special protocols, or have paused their meetings. In addition, some meeting details have temporarily changed. Please be sure to reach out to the facilitator ahead of time to find out the details of the meeting you are interested in.

Augusta

Augusta Brain Injury Support Group
Emmanuel Lutheran Episcopal Church
209 Eastern Ave, Augusta, Maine
Third Monday of each month, 3:00-4:00 pm
Lee Glynn, (207) 215-7064 or WLFGRP@aol.com

Maine General Medical Center: Brain Tumor
35 Medical Center Parkway, Augusta, Maine
Meets 4x/year, Wednesdays, 6-8 pm, Classroom 4
Kelly Theberge (207) 215-4817 or kellyscause@hotmail.com
2019 Dates: April 10, June 5, September 4, and November 6

Boothbay Harbor

Brain Injury Support Group
LincolnHealth St. Andrews Campus
Community Room/Next to Urgent Care
6 St. Andrews Ln, Boothbay Harbor, ME
Second Tuesday of the month, 6:00 -7:30 pm
Tom Wilson (207) 315-6365 or mortomcat@adelphia.net

Brewer

Brewer Center for Health and Rehab
74 Parkway S, Brewer, Maine
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 4:00-5:00 pm
Lizzy Whalen (207) 991-9349 or ewhalen@nathealthcare.com

Brewer – Stroke

Brewer – Stroke
Machias Savings Bank Conference Room
581 Wilson St, Brewer, Maine
Meets monthly – dates/times vary
Angela Wheelden (207) 973-8278 or awheelden@northernlight.org

Brunswick
Brunswick Aphasia Support Group
Mid Coast Hospital
123 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick, Maine
First and third Tuesday of each month 1:00-2:30
Classroom #1
Cuyler Greene, (207) 373-6177

Brunswick Brain Injury Support Group
Mid Coast Hospital
123 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick, Maine
First Friday of the month 1:00-3:00 pm in the Community Room
Elizabeth Hyde (207) 373-6175

 

Camden

Camden Public Library
55 Main Street, Camden, Maine
First Wednesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Carol Rohl, 207-273-2090

Central Maine – Skowhegan

Skowhegan Free Public Library
9 Elm St, Skowhegan
First Monday of the month, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lee Glynn, (207) 215-7064 or email: WLFGRP@aol.com

Fort Kent

Fish River Rural Health Education and Training Center
12 Bolduc Ave (first driveway), Fort Kent
Third Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Suzanne Morneault, (207) 444-9070

Hancock/Washington County

Dorcas Library
28 Main St, Prospect Harbor
Last Wednesday, 4:00-5:00 pm
Pat Boggs, (703) 801-5795 or group4TBI@gmail.com

Lewiston

WestSide NeuroRehab Services
618 Main Street, Lewiston, Maine
First Thursday of the month from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
(everyone meets together for 1st half, then splits into survivor/caregiver groups)
Larry Marquis (207) 795-6110 or  larrysbasscharters@gmail.com

 

Online – Aphasia

Online – Aphasia Buddies Communication Group
Every Thursday from 10 – 11:30 am
Dr. Judy Walker judy.p.walker@maine.edu for more information.

Online – Aphasia Caregiver Group
Aphasia Communications Group
Every other Wednesday from 11 :00 am-12:30 am
Dr. Judy Walker judy.p.walker@maine.edu for more information.

Aphasia Center of Maine Virtual Aphasia Meet-Ups
Mondays 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Brina Kelly or Annemarie Albiston
activitiesaoec@gmail.com 
(207) 415-3133
https://www.aphasiacenterofmaine.org/connections-events

Portland

WINGS Support Group
First Tuesday of the month and third Monday of the month
from 10:00 a.m.-12:00p.m.
Carole Starr  braininjuryvoices@maine.rr.com

Maine Medical Center – Brain Aneurysm
22 Bramhall St, Portland, Maine
Room 9, Dana Health Education Center
Last Thursday of the month from 6:00-7:30 pm
Dave McCausland Dave@MaineBA.org or (207) 495-2532

Presque Isle

Northern Light A.R. Gould Hospital
140 Academy St, Presque Isle, Maine
Second and Fourth Thursday, 10-11 am
Suzanne Morneault (207) 444-9070 or (207) 540-5446

Scarborough

Goodwill NeuroRehab
8 Science Park, Scarborough, ME
Third Monday of the month from 6:00-8:00 pm
Mack Murtagh mackenna.murtagh@goodwillnne.org
or call (207)761-8402 and ask for Mack

Scarborough – Brain Tumor Maine Medical Center Scarborough Campus
100 Campus Drive, Scarborough
Second Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7:00 pm
Jen O’Neill (207)662-2297

Standish

NeuroRestorative
234 Northeast Rd, Standish, ME
Last Thursday of the month from 12:30-1:45 pm
(207)642-1265

Waterville

Waterville Town Hall IT Room
1 Common St, Waterville
3rd Wednesday of every month 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Lee Glynn, (207)215-7064 or WLFGRP@aol.com

Western Maine – Rumford

Hope Association
85 Lincoln Ave, Rumford, ME (Enter from back parking lot)
1st Tuesday of every month 6:15 – 7:45 pm
Catherine Johnson (207) 364-4561

York – Stroke

York Hospital
Living Well Center
127 Long Sands Rd, York, Maine
4th Monday of every month 10:00-11:30 am
Susan Kelly-Westman (207) 351-3721

Portsmouth, NH (open to ME residents)

Cafeteria at Northeast Rehab Hospital at Pease
105 Corporate Drive, Portsmouth, NH
Second Monday of every month 5:00-6:00pm
Liz Barbin, MS CCC-SLP at (603) 501-5572

Resources

AMVETS

Maine Bureau of Veteran Services
http://www.maine.gov/veterans/

Independent Living Centers

Alpha One

Protection & Advocacy

Disability Rights Maine

Family Trainings by the Muskie School of Public Health

Brain Injury Family Training

Maine Brain Injury Waiver 

ABIAC

Maine Acquired Brain Injury Advisory Council: Brochure 

Maine Acquired Brain Injury Advisory Council: Report 

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