Summer Treatment Program

Join our outpatient pediatric mental health services on site or from anywhere through video conferencing with Northern Light Acadia Hospital’s team of professionals. We offer multi-disciplinary, group based treatment addressing behavioral, social, and mental health concerns. Our program typically begins in late June and runs through the end August. 

Contact our Behavioral Health Resource Center at 207.973.6048.


Key features of the Summer Treatment Program:

  • Access from anywhere in Maine
  • Some onsite programming may be available periodically over the summer
  • Structured support during the day, Monday through Friday
  • Social interaction with peers
  • Access to family services


Who is the Summer Treatment Program for?

Acadia has treatment options for all kids with a mental health diagnosis ages 5 and older.

  • Kids experiencing increases in anxiety, mood lability (changes in mood), frustration/anger, stress, and who are more withdrawn than usual
  • Kids who are struggling with the sudden changes of their routine and the loss of normality
  • Kids in need of peer support, structure, and consistency that the program provides
  • Kids whose services through community-based programs have changed or ended


This highly structured program is facilitated by trained professionals offering:

  • Highly interactive group therapy
  • Adventure-based curriculum with a focus on getting outside into nature
  • Occupational Therapy (group or individual for those who qualify)
  • Onsite programming available for certain age groups
  • Care coordination (for those eligible and interested)


What will I need to participate in the virtual Summer Treatment Program?

For participation in the virtual Summer Treatment Program, you will need:

  • Access to a reliable internet connection
  • Access to a video device such as a tablet, smart phone, or computer
  • An open mind and desire to try new and exciting activities

Contact our Behavioral Health Resource Center at 207.973.6048.