LEWISTON — Tri-County Mental Health Services welcomes Ernestine Perreault as substance use disorder program manager.

She joins the organization with extensive experience providing substance misuse and behavioral health care services to veterans and Mainers struggling with addiction.

She began her career as a mental health and substance abuse specialist with the U.S. Air Force. She served as program director with the Shalom House-Blanchard House in Portland, working at this long-term group home for adult males with schizophrenia, as well as program director with Wellspring Women’s House, a six-month halfway house for adult women in Bangor.

“Ernestine is an excellent addition to our senior leadership team,” Catherine Ryder, chief executive officer, said. “We look forward to working closely with her as we enhance the menu of substance misuse services that we offer across our communities.”

For more nearly 70 years, Tri-County Mental Health Services has provided innovative programs and services addressing mental health, substance misuse, developmental disabilities and more to thousands of children, adults, elders and families each year. Their organizational philosophy of building toward recovery and sensitivity to the traumatic experiences of consumers gives hope to individuals, families and communities in Androscoggin, Northern Cumberland, Franklin, Oxford and York counties.

To get help visit www.tcmhs.org for more information.

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