Early Intervention

Maine Early Childhood Consultation Partnership (ECCP®provides infant and early childhood mental health consultation, staff training, and support to child care centers, family child care providers, pre-K programs, public schools, and afterschool programs to improve the capacity of caregivers to effectively meet the needs of young children who may be experiencing challenging behaviors or have social emotional needs.  ECCP® incorporates support and resources to families of children referred for support through the child's early childhood education or care setting. 

Maine Medical Center/ Portland Identification and Early Referral (MMC/PIER) is an evidence-based treatment program that provides evidence-based treatment for young people ages 14 through 26 experiencing First Episode Psychosis (FEP) and/or Early Serious Mental Illness (ESMI) symptoms. MMC/PIER provides outreach, education, and training services.  


For local community information about resources to help families and individuals meet their needs contact 211 Maine, a free and confidential helpline: