Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center Work Group
The biennial budget (Part NN) required the formation of a work group to develop a plan and suggest implementing legislation regarding the future role and structure of Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center (DDPC).’ (View members of the DDPC Work Group)
View Public Law 2011, Chapter 380, Part NN (PDF*) which establishes the Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center working group.
The initial meeting of the work group will take place on Friday, August 12 at DDPC and an aggressive timeline has been set to meet the December 1 deadline for a final report to the Legislature.
All meetings will be held on Friday and are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at DDPC.
The scheduled work dates are: August 12; September 9; September 30; October 7; October 14; October 28.
There were two subcommittees formed out of the NN Workgroup (9/30/11 meeting).
Subcommittee Developing a Proposal to Close DDPC
Thursday, October 6, 2011
NAMIMaine, 1 Bangor Street, Augusta, 10 a.m. to noon
For more information, call Carol Carothers, 1-800-464-5767
The call-in number for the “Close DDPC” subcommittee for their meeting on Tuesday at 4PM will be 1-888-757-2790 and the pass code will be 224044.
Subcommittee Developing a Proposal to Keep DDPC Open
Friday, October 7, 2011
9 a.m. at the Old DDPC Auditorium
DDPC, 656 State Street, Bangor, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information, call Lisa Hall, 941-4301
- October 14th Meeting Agenda (Word*)
- October 28, 2011 (Word* | also in PDF*)
- October 14, 2011 (Word*) | also in PDF*)
- September 30, 2011 ( Word* | also in PDF*)
- September 09, 2011 ( Word* | also in PDF*)
- September 06, 2011 ( Word* | also in PDF*)
- August 30, 2011 (Word* | also in PDF*)
- August 12, 2011 ( Word* | also in PDF*)
Public comment will be accepted from 1-2 p.m. at each meeting and at the morning session of the October 14 meeting.
Written comments can be sent at any time to:
Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center
PO Box 926
656 State Street
Bangor, ME 04402-0926
or you may fill in the form below.
This web site will be updated with upcoming agendas and minutes for each meeting.