Community Health Progress Report through September 2023 released

Date: 11/03/2023

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is committed to shaping health improvement efforts in our service area based on sound data, personal and professional experience, and community need. Through collaborative efforts, Acadia Hospital creates healthier communities through the provision of services, resources, and programs beyond our hospital’s walls.

We used the results of the 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment along with community input to inform the development of our three-year Community Health Strategy. As a member of Northern Light Health’s Community Health Council, Acadia Hospital recognized the value, reach, and influence of aligned engagement efforts with a shared purpose. The following three priority areas were adopted as shared priorities where Northern Light Health member organizations would engage in common strategy to achieve greater statewide impact:
  • Mental health
  • Social determinants of health
  • Substance use

This report is an update on Northern Light Acadia Hospital’s progress on our community health strategy for fiscal year 2023 (October 2022 – September 2023), representing the first year of our three-year health improvement plan.

You can read our full progress report here.