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Acadia Hospital Recognized as Top Online Screening Site for Depression Screening Day

Posted: 12/12/2012

Bangor, ME – Screening for Mental Health, Inc., the non-profit which sponsors National Depression Screening Day (NDSD), recently notified Acadia Hospital that it earned the distinction of being a Top 25 Online Screening Site for National Depression Screening Day 2012.

“Addressing public mental health issues is no easy task, and we congratulate Acadia Hospital for making it a priority,” commented NDSD Program Manager Michelle Holmberg, MA. “The time and energy spent by Acadia in promoting and facilitating NDSD 2012 is obvious, and Screening for Mental Health appreciates the hospital’s commitment towards improving the well-being of its community.”

Acadia Hospital has participated in NDSD for over a decade, evolving from a one-day onsite screening to the implementation and promotion of the online screening tool, which has allowed significantly better participation. In fact, Acadia not only promotes the screening during NDSD but offers it on a year-round basis. The simple, confidential screening tool can be found at: www.acadiahospital.org.

Acadia Hospital is a fully accredited and licensed non-profit psychiatric hospital whose mission it is to empower people to improve their lives.

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