About PARCAn in-patient unit of Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, PARC serves our community by providing acute in-patient psychiatric and medical detoxification treatment for patients 18 years of age and older. PARC is a locked 18-bed unit. Patients are treated both on a voluntary and an involuntary basis.
The treatment team is a multidisciplinary team consisting of psychiatrists, registered nurses, social workers, mental health workers (CNAs), registered occupational therapists, certified occupational therapist assistants, licensed substance abuse counselors, and administrative assistant staff. Other hospital staff provide additional support as needed, such as hospitalists, dieticians, chaplains and respiratory therapists.
The treatment team utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques in both group therapy and individual treatment plans. PARC staff strongly believe in the maintenance of a healing and therapeutic environment. Safety for both patients and staff is our number one goal. To this end, PARC staff and other hospital staff are trained in Mandt Training with the goal of helping to de-escalate agitated or potentially violent behavior. We believe all patients deserve dignity and respect.
Maine Behavioral Healthcare is committed to creating a seamless system of behavioral healthcare across Maine, coordinating hospital psychiatric care with community-based treatment services, and better access to medical care through integration with primary care services. Effectively coordinating client and patient care across multiple locations and treatment settings will not only provide optimal health outcomes, but serve as a national model for treating people with serious mental health issues.
Maine Behavioral Healthcare’s 30-plus clinical programs and nearly 30 service locations, from York to Norway to Belfast, is one of the broadest behavioral healthcare programs in the state.
Our goal is to coordinate preventive, specialty, emergency, hospital, and post-hospital care to achieve the best clinical outcomes for greater efficiencies and cost savings. Our network serves the Maine counties of Cumberland, York, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, Waldo, Oxford, Androscoggin, Franklin, Kennebec and Somerset.
Connecting people to quality care...
Maine Behavioral Healthcare is building a collaborative, community-oriented network of treatment providers. Our primary goal is connecting clients and patients to appropriate care when they need it.
We are improving access to services across our network, increasing access to care offered close to home with primary care or community treatment, and reducing the time spent in the most expensive care settings, such as emergency rooms or hospital beds.Effectively coordinating client and patient care across multiple locations and treatment settings will provide optimal health outcomes.