Health Events in Maine March 29 to April 14

Saturday March 29

Toxic Hot Seat logo

Source: Environmental Health Strategy Center

Portland Premier Screening of the HBO film “Toxic Hot Seat”

Space Gallery
538 Congress Street
Portland, Maine

Saturday March 29
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

“Toxic Hot Seat” follows a courageous group of firefighters and mothers, journalists and scientists, politicians and activists, as they fight to expose a shadowy campaign that left a toxic legacy in our homes and bodies—a campaign so cunning, it’s taken nearly 40 years to unravel.

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Sunday March 30

Rockland Premier screening of the HBO film “Toxic Hot Seat”

The Strand Theater
345 Main Street
Rockland, Maine

Sunday March 30
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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Saturday April 5

Ice Out Plunge

Ice Out Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Maine

Winthrop Town Beach
Maranacook Lake
Bowdoin Street
Winthrop, Maine

Saturday April 5
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

$100 minimum donation to plunge.

Post plunge party at American Legion Hall with free buffet/cash bar. Prizes and incentives for additional $ raised/top fundraisers.

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Monday April 7

Free Seminar: Critical Issues in Trauma Resolution @ Husson University - Dyke Center for Family Business | Orono | Maine | United States

Free Seminar: Critical Issues in Trauma Resolution

PRESENTER: Robert Moore, Ph.D., CTS, BCETS
Husson University – Dyke Center for Family Business
1 College Avenue
Orono, ME 
Monday April 7
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Husson University’s Counseling and Human Relations graduate program, reFRESH Training Center and Applied Metapsychology International have joined together in co-sponsorship of free, 4 hour, APA accredited, SAMSHA evidence-based, continuing education seminars in post-traumatic stress and related disorders (APA cert fee $19). Your participation is invited. Please note that these trauma-related seminars incorporate real-client video of trauma resolution sessions, and tend to any personal sensitivities accordingly.


1.) 4 APA CE hours … Monday, April 7, 2014, 9am – 1pm
Husson University – Dyke Center for Family Business – 1 College Circle – Bangor

2.) 4 APA CE hours … Monday, April 7, 2014, 4pm – 8pm
Mayo Regional Hospital – Resource Center – 897 West Main Street – Dover-Foxcroft

3.) 4 APA CE hours … Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 1pm – 5pm
Franklin Memorial Hospital – Chisholm Room – 111 Franklin Health Commons – Farmington

4.) 4 APA CE hours … Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 9am – 1pm
Husson University – Room 105 – 340 County Road – Westbrook

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Tuesday April 8

Group of people in cafe

Maine Memory Café/York Harbor

The Inn at Sentry Hill
2 Victoria Court
York Harbor, Maine

Tuesday April 8
9:00 am

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Monday April 14

Maine Music and Health logo

Stress relief group

Community Partners space
56 North Street
Portland, ME

Starts Monday April 14
2:30 to 3:30

Join board-certified music therapist Kate Beever for an hour of relaxation, discussion, and joy based in music (no musical experience necessary). Go home with simple tools for your own stress relief.
Only $12 a session, this group is drop-in and runs April 14, 21 and 28th.

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Diane Atwood

About Diane Atwood

For more than 20 years, Diane was the health reporter on WCSH 6. Before that, a radiation therapist at Maine Medical Center and after, Manager of Marketing/PR at Mercy Hospital. She now hosts and produces the Catching Health podcast and writes the award-winning blog Catching Health with Diane Atwood.