Maine Residential

KidsPeace’s Graham Lake Campus is located on 12 acres on the shores of Graham Lake in Ellsworth, ME, providing 24-hour supervised care in a peaceful setting ideal for personal growth and treatment.  

Programs offered at Graham Lake include treatment for youth on the autism spectrum, and highly-structured psychiatric care for youth requiring 24-hour clinical, residential and educational services and supervision:

For more information, please call (207) 667-0909, ext. 2312.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Program

Program Description

The Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) program serves males and females 8-20 years old. Specialized care for children on the moderate end of the Autism Spectrum is offered in an environment that provides highly structured activities, special education, daily living and social skills and programming that promote reintegration to the family and community. This is a 24-hour supervised setting in a self-contained residential setting.

Treatment Services

The ASD program offers intensive ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) services, ensuring fidelity of implemented Behavior Plan across treatment and education environments. Additionally, the ASD program provides individual clinical therapy, family therapy and family support, psychiatric and psychological services, case management and nursing services. IEP related services, such as Speech and Language, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy are provided as indicted.

Therapeutic Residential Services

Program Description

Offering services to males and females ages 8 to 20 years old, the Therapeutic Residential Treatment Program provides highly-structured psychiatric care for youth requiring 24-hour clinical, residential and educational services and supervision. Key issues and behaviors are identified, and efforts are focused on improving impulse control, social judgment and interpersonal skills. Typical presenting issues include depression, sexual issues, substance abuse, suicidal gesturing, family problems, abandonment issues and problems with social skills.

Treatment Services

Treatment services for the Therapeutic Residential program include individual clinical therapy, family therapy, psycho-educational counseling, psychiatric and psychological services, curriculum-guided group therapy, case management, and nursing services. ABA services will also be available to those youth identified as requiring additional behavioral support and planning.