Children With Special Health Needs


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  • Snuggle ME is a new resource with practice guidelines for the screening and treatment of pregnant women dependent upon alcohol or other prescribed or non-prescribed substances such as methadone, buprenorphine, and oxycontin for obstetrical and pediatric providers caring for pregnant women and their newborns in Maine. The resource was developed by the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, in partnership with obstetric, pediatric, and substance abuse specialists across Maine, and Maine CDC.
    Snuggle ME Screening Tool (PDF*)
    Snuggle ME Guidelines
    Snuggle ME Project (Word* | Also in PDF*)

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  • Cleft Lip and Palate Program (PDF*)

Children and Families Come First.

The Children with Special Health Needs Program's mission is to improve the health and well-being of our population by developing and sustaining community-based systems of care.

We Value:

            bluehandOur commitment, compassion, creativity, integrity, knowledge and professionalism in providing the best services.

    yellowhandA trusting, collaborative partnership with families that respects their diversity and recognizes that they are the constant in a childs's life.

redhandA family-centered, coordinated approach designed to promote the healthy development and well being of children and their families.

greenhandMedical Homes that support and promote optimal health and family satisfaction.

Contact Us if you have any questions or comments about our program.