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

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