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Conway Daily Sun

FRYEBURG, Maine — Pequawket Valley Health Initiatives has contracted with Common Ground Counseling, LLC to provide a licensed clinical professional counselor at MSAD 72 and Fryeburg Academy to help students make healthy choices around substance use.

Public events are being planned for the spring.

Common Ground Counseling, LLCSince September, counselor Susannah Tully of Common Ground Counseling has been providing support and education to the children, families and faculty of MSAD 72 three days per week, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Mondays at the middle school and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays at the academy.

Pequawket Valley Health Initiatives is funding this counselor’s work for the school year to help young people make good choices.

Pequawket Valley Health Initiatives is a non-profit organization established in 2017, with a mission to help and support people in leading healthy, substance-free and happy lives.

It will provide resources to the local community, including direct services within the schools of MSAD 72.

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FRYEBURG, Maine — A new organization called the Pequawket Valley Health Initiatives aims to find ways to promote healthy living and curb addiction in western Maine towns, according to its founder. Fryeburg resident Chris Whitaker, 56, is the initiative’s founder and also serves as its president. His wife, Mary Whitaker, serves on the board of […]