The Day One Board of Directors announced the selection of Caroline Raymond of Cape Elizabeth as the non-profit agency’s new Chief Executive Officer. Day One is Maine’s leading agency dedicated to addressing youth substance use and mental health concerns. Board of Directors’ President Dennis Carrillo and Board Vice President Doug Cranshaw made the official announcement with former Executive Director, David Faulkner, and senior leadership from the staff, at a meeting at Day One’s Administrative offices in South Portland last week.
Day One serves Maine youth, families, schools, and communities, guided by its mission to dramatically reduce substance use and address mental health needs among Maine youth to help them live productive, healthy and rewarding lives. The agency was founded in 1973, with a single residential treatment facility and has expanded to include two residential treatment facilities for boys and one for girls; outpatient individual and group counseling that includes an intensive outpatient program; work with homeless youth; case management at the Preble Street Teen Center; services at the youth juvenile detention center, Long Creek Youth Development Center, at the Mountain View Development Center; and the Natural Helpers peer-to-peer early intervention/prevention programs in local middle and high schools. [Read more…]