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Welcome to our Press Room! We are grateful for the work of our teams, partners and communities. Please enjoy reading some articles below that feature our stories. For all press and media inquiries, please reach out to hello@wabanakiphw.org.
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Center Theatre to host ‘Bounty’ screening and discussion
September 27, 2022 | Piscataquis Observer

Council on Aging aims to end ageism in Maine in 10 years
September 21, 2022 | Portland Press Herald

Mobile Stand Downs bring homeless veterans’ connection to services to four Maine cities
September 21, 2022 | Boothbay Register

Micmacs revive annual health fair in Presque Isle
September 21, 2022 | The County

Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness will use $4.5M grant to study Alzheimer’s disease
August 31, 2022 | Maine Public Radio

IREACH a partner in $4.5 million study of Wabanaki Nation health
August 30, 2022 | Washington State University Insider

Mainebiz to host small business forum Aug. 25 in Portland
August 18, 2022 | The Kennebec Journal

Wabanaki Health & Wellness welcomes Indigenous Greenlandic and Alaskan colleagues
August 11, 2022 | Fox 22 Bangor

Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness hosts Greenlandic and Alaskan indigenous colleagues
August 11, 2022 | WABI 5

Study with Wabanaki elders could help reveal mysteries of Alzheimer’s
August 2, 2022 | News Center Maine

A healing circle will let Millinocket residents air distress about business’ racist sign
June 30, 2022 | Bangor Daily News

Maine’s first Indigenous Women’s Recovery Home to open in Bangor
May 31, 2022 | News Center Maine

Maine’s first Indigenous Ladies’s Addiction Treatment Residence will open this summer season in Bangor
May 28, 2022 | NeedAddictionHelp.com

Maine’s 1st addiction recovery home for Indigenous women will open in Bangor this summer
May 24, 2022 | Bangor Daily News

Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness receives generous gift
May 19, 2022 | Fox 22 Bangor

Passamaquoddy One Step Closer to Regulating their Own Water Supply
April 14, 2022 | Native News Online

Wabanaki Public Health & Wellness seek public health nurses
April 11, 2022 | News Center Maine

Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness host Cultural Tourism Assessment Conference
March 24, 2022 | WPHW

What tribal sovereignty means to Wabanaki people
February 14, 2022 | Maine Beacon

Native American tribes to get $590 million in opioid settlement, including those in Maine
February 3, 2022 | News Center Maine

Fixing Passamaquoddy’s drinking water problem
January 5, 2022 | Native American Calling Radio Show

Group of Wabanaki men in recovery celebrate healing
December 20, 2021 | News Center Maine

Millinocket Marathon and Half returns, bringing economic support to the region
December 4, 2021 | News Center Maine

A new hub for Wabanaki women aims to share culture, teach, and support one another
November 25, 2021 | News Center Maine

WPHW partners with Maine Women’s Fund
November 18, 2021 | Fox 22 Bangor

Native American Heritage Month kickoff celebration in Bangor
November 4, 2021 | WABI 5

Indigenous art event set for Downtown Bangor
November 3, 2021 | The Maine Edge

As COVID-19 grinds on, stress piles up for public health workers
October 19, 2021 | PenBay Pilot

MaineLife Season 6, Episode 23 – The North Maine Woods
October 11, 2021 | MaineLife Media

Celebrating the 2021 Mainebiz Next List
October 15, 2021 | Mainebiz

Next: Lisa Sockabasin has led Wabanaki Public Health to grow at the speed of a startup
October 4, 2021 | Mainebiz

Pandemic highlights food insecurity in Maine’s tribal communities
October 3, 2021 | Portland Press Herald

Wabanaki Health and Wellness receives $1.4M in federal funding
September 24, 2021 | Mainebiz

Maine’s Indigenous And Immigrant Groups Partnering to Improve Vaccine Access
August 19, 2021 | Maine Public

Five Maine community organizations receive $1 million federal grant
August 17, 2021 | WABI 5

Maine tribes celebrate new recovery center
July 28, 2021 | Fox 22 Bangor

Wabanaki Nation previews project to tackle opioid epidemic
July 28, 2021 | WABI 5

New Wabanaki Healing and Recovery Center set to open this fall
July, 28, 2021 | News Center Maine

Passamaquoddy Tribe hopes new solutions – and sovereignty – can help address longstanding water problems
July 22, 2021 | Maine Public

Wabanaki Public Health & Wellness unveils mobile food pantry
July 8, 2021 | WABI 5

Cultural competence is a key component to Maine’s public health policy and COVID vaccine outreach
July 8, 2021 | Portland Press Herald

Maine confronts wide race disparity in health care for expecting mothers
May 9, 2021 | Portland Press Herald

New Bangor recovery center will help Indigenous men with substance use disorder
May 4, 2021 | Bangor Daily News

Wabanakis open ‘Opportunity House,’ a new indigenous recovery center for men
May 3, 2021 | News Center Maine

Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness holds ribbon cutting for Opportunity House
May 3, 2021 | WABI 5 on MSN.com

Opportunity House open in Bangor for healing and recovery
May 3, 2021 | Fox 22 Bangor

New Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness expanding services in merger
January 11, 2021 | WABI 5

Wabanaki Health merger aims to expand its public health and recovery role in its community 
January 6, 2021 | News Center Maine

Wabanaki Public Health helps protect Indigenous communities amid pandemic
December 28, 2020 | Maine Beacon

‘Dirty water causes our communities to lose sight that they are worthy of clean water’
October 12, 2020 | Maine Beacon

Native American recovery group takes meetings outside
September 28, 2020 | WABI 5

Wabanaki group buys Millinocket’s Pelletier Loggers Restaurant for tribal addiction treatment facility
August 4, 2020 | Bangor Daily News

Why colored paper in a doorway is a key part of Maine tribes’ coronavirus response
June 2, 2020 | Bangor Daily News

Woman who’s been homeless 12 years moves into Millinocket’s first sober house
June 19, 2020 | Bangor Daily News

Wabanaki Health and Wellness awarded funds to combat mental illness and substance use disorder amid coronavirus pandemic
April 27, 2020 | WABI 5