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Student Guidance

Kayla Higgins

Ecology Learning Center

Guidance Counselor & Dean of Students


The Ecology Learning Center's Student Guidance is holistically focused on the individual, the circumstances, and the bigger picture - we hold Restorative Justice values through all of our student support. We hope that this page further directs and offers resources. If you are looking for anything additional, please do not hesitate to call.


Maine Crisis Line (MCL): 711 or 888-568-1112

Reporting Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (DHHS): 1-800-452-1999

Statewide Sexual Assault Crisis & Support Hotline (Silent No More): 1-800-871-7741

Domestic Abuse & Dating Violence Helpline (New Hope Midcoast): 1-800-522-3304


Support for youth and families (New Beginnings): 207-795-4070

Maine Department of Education McKinney-Vento homeless student services

Maine Department of Education Homeless Specialist is Susan Lieberman: 207-747-9059

Ecology Learning Center Liaison is Kayla Higgins: 207-948-3520

Suicide Help Line

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - helpline: 1-800-950-6264

Suicide & Crisis Line: 988 (call or text) or chat


OUT Maine - helpline: 1-800-530-6997


Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorder Association - helpline: 1-800-931-2237 (text: 1-800-931-2237)

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