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Innovations in Recovery Conference A Virtual Success
Oct 23, 2020, 4:20 PM
Kennebunk Savings was proud to be featured, alongside AmeriHealth Caritas New Hampshire, as a platinum sponsor for SOS Recovery Community Organization’s “Innovations in Recovery,” New England’s premier peer recovery conference. This year’s event, held digitally, brought together local leaders and national speakers to share latest research in peer recovery from substance use disorder and its intersection with trauma, toxic stress and harm reduction.
Equine-Based Retreat for Healthcare 
                Workers Alleviates COVID-19 Trauma
Oct 2, 2020, 2:44 PM
KENNEBUNK, Maine – As the first few weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, Sarah Armentrout, co-founder of the Carlisle Academy, anticipated a need. “Our frontline healthcare workers—our healers—are going to themselves need time to heal from the daily trauma they are enduring,” she said. “And you know, our horses like to work. Like everybody else, they want a meaningful occupation.”
Hope on Wheels:
                    Hope on Haven Hill Acquires CTS Van Service
Sep 19, 2020, 5:32 PM
ROCHESTER, New Hampshire – On the road to recovery, transportation itself can be a serious barrier. Kerry Norton recognized this. “It has always been an issue. Our most vulnerable clients need to have safe transportation to their appointments and shouldn’t miss them just because they can’t find a ride.”
Pinetree Institute’s Master Trainer Series Creates New Class of Community Leaders
Sep 15, 2020, 4:46 PM
The study of Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, is at the forefront of current research on trauma, toxic stress and their impact on disease and disorder later in life. The goal of the Pinetree Institute’s newly created Master Trainer Series is to carry the message of ACEs and the effect of toxic stress to every sector of the community, adapting the approach we take to education, health services, law enforcement, counseling, rehabilitation and social work.
Shining a Light: A Business Forum on the Opioid Crisis
Sep 11, 2019, 10:20 AM
Kennebunk Savings Provides Safe Prescription Drug Disposal
Jul 19, 2019, 3:10 PM
Kennebunk Savings is working to make an impact in the fight against the opioid crisis and substance use disorder by giving away prescription drug disposal bags as part of its annual Spotlight Fund…