Communities In Action was a great success! 

Saturday, October 5, 2013
Bowdoin College, Brunswick


Visit our Resources page at


to see our keynote speaker Dr. Pat Levitt’s powerpoint presentation, powerpoints from several of the Workshops, and links to other resources on Early Childhood, Mental Health and studies such as the Adverse Childhood Experiences study!

We encourage you to continue the conversations and discussions in your community!

Thank you to all who attended both the Friday night lecture and the full-day Symposium on Saturday.  Thank you to our keynote speaker Dr. Pat Levitt, to all our wonderful presenters, and to our generous sponsors. 

Check out this Communities In Action article about the Symposium.

For more information, contact Peter Lindsay at United Way of Mid Coast Maine at plindsay@uwmcm.org   

“One in five children birth to 18 has a diagnosable mental disorder.”
NCCP: National Center for Children in Poverty

“Adversity in childhood causes mental health disorders such as depression, hallucinations and post-traumatic stress disorders.” 
The Adverse Childhood Expereinces Study Vincent J. Felitti, MD, Kaiser Permanente

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass

Event Sponsors





In addition to our Event sponsors, we’d like to thank our supporting sponsors: