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Press Release: Harbor Family Services Expands Psychiatric Services

Posted on Thursday September 6, 2012

Harbor Family Services is pleased to announce additions to our Psychiatric Care and Medication Management program in Rockport, Northport and Damariscotta. We welcome Susan Lidstone, PMHNP-BC, and Layla Billings, PMHNP-BC. Susan Lidstone has lived and worked in the Knox County community for over 20 years. Susan will be seeing adult patients in both Northport and Rockport. Layla Billings joins the team from the Portland area and will be seeing children in both Northport and Rockport offices. They join team members Kathy Dishner, PMHNP-BC, Jennie McNeil, RNC, and Harbor Family Services Medical Director, Dr. Julie Balaban, M.D. “Harbor Family Services is very fortunate to have Susan Lidstone and Layla Billings join our team. They bring a wealth of psychiatric expertise and knowledge to the Mid-Coast that will be accessible, patient centered and focused on providing the best individual care to our community members possible. The addition to our team will also allow HFS to expand psychiatric services to Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties where Kathy Dishner, our Director of Nursing will begin seeing patients in September” says Matt Small Chief Operating Officer for Harbor Family Services.

Picture of Harbor Family Services' Nursing Staff

Back left Susan Lidstone, Layla Billings
Bottom left Jennie McNeil and Kathy Dishner

Harbor Family Services is a nationally accredited not-for-profit comprehensive mental health and substance abuse agency. For more information about Harbor Family services and the work we do with children, adults, and families call 207-470-7090 or visit our web site.

Harbor Family Services’ Community Services provides Child and Adult Case Management; Child and Adult Medication Management and Outpatient Counseling; In-Home Therapy; School-Based Counseling; and, Substance Abuse Counseling; to individuals and families and accepts MaineCare and private insurance.

Mission: The mission of Harbor Family Services is to promote the growth, development and strength of Maine children and families.

Vision: The vision of Harbor Family Services is to be a leader in the provision of quality residential and community behavioral health services.