Posts By: cweston

Penobscot Community Health Care Celebrates New Peds Center

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is celebrating the official opening of its new home for Penobscot Pediatrics. The new facility is located at 6 Telecom Drive in Bangor, space most recently occupied by the former Verizon call center. Penobscot Pediatrics’ new location will open its doors to patients on Monday, Nov. 4 at… Read more »

PCHC Receives Supplemental Grant for Behavioral Health

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maine, has been awarded a supplemental grant of $167,000 by the Health Resources and Services Administration for behavioral health. The Integrated Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) grant is to support an increase in access to integrated behavioral health services including mental health… Read more »

PCHC Receives Grant Aimed at Opioid Crisis in Waldo County

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maine, has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant with the purpose of combating the opioid crisis in Waldo County. The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) Implementation Grant is awarded by the US Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and… Read more »

PCHC Goes Over the Edge for Kids!

More Than 70 People Rappel off Hollywood Casino Second annual “Over the Edge” fundraiser supports children’s mental health BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) for the second year in a row has partnered with Over the Edge, giving people the opportunity to rappel off of one of Bangor’s tallest buildings. This year, that building… Read more »

Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse to Host Musical Fundraiser

BANGOR – Melodies for the Mind, a musical event to benefit Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 10 at the Hampden Academy Performing Arts Center (PAC). The inaugural fundraiser will be held on World Mental Health Day, a day that aims to raise awareness of mental health issues around… Read more »

PCHC Earns Distinction of Leader in Healthcare Equality

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maine, has been recognized again as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality. The distinction came from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s (HRCFoundation) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), which scores health care facilities on policies and practices dedicated to the equitable treatment and… Read more »

PCHC Receives Grant Aimed at Reducing Overdose Deaths

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maine, has been awarded a $50,000 grant with the purpose of helping to reduce death due to overdose, and encourage the process of recovery.  The funds will be used to distribute naloxone, which is a safe, highly effective life-saving medication that… Read more »

PCHC Receives Highly Competitive HRSA Grant

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maine, in partnership with The University of Maine School of Nursing in Orono, Harrington Family Health Center in Harrington, and Hometown Health Center in Newport and Dexter, has received a four-year grant award to support a Nurse Practitioner (NP) Residency Program…. Read more »