Health Services is not always available, much like other primary care facilities. We do not have night or weekend availability nor do we have providers over the summer break. You may be in need of information or services during a period in which we are closed and/or unavailable. Below is a series of resources available to anyone who may need them.
After-Hours/Off Campus Resources
- Maine Medical Center: 207-662-0111(Portland)
- Brighton First Care: 207-662-0111 (Portland)
- Northern Light Mercy Hospital: 207-879-3000 (Portland)
- Mercy Gorham Crossing Express Care: 207-839-9101 (Gorham)
- Central Maine Healthcare: 207-795-2870 (Lewiston)
- St Mary’s Urgent Care: 207-330-3900 (Lewiston)
- ConvenientMD Urgent Care: 207-517-3838 (Portland) 207-517-3800 (Westbrook)
- Concentra Urgent Care: 207-784-1680 (Lewiston)
- Planned Parenthood: 207-797-8881 (Portland)
- Portland STD Clinic/PrEP Program: 207-874-8446 (Portland)
- Greater Portland Health: 207-874-2141 (Portland)
Becoming An Ally
Educate yourself about the experience of individuals who have marginalized identities, examine your own identity and biases, and learn to act in ways that contribute to increased safety and wellness for all, instead of creating further harm. “When one suffers, we all suffer.” – Gandhi
Achieving Health Equity: Why it Matters and How to Take Action – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Education & Resources: BIPOC
Resources below include those that may also be applicable or of interest to allies:
Scene on Radio is a podcast that tells stories exploring human experience and American society. In this episode, the concept of whiteness is explored – where it comes from, what it means and what it has been used for: Scene On Radio Podcast’s Season 2: “Seeing White”
Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic and Sexual Minority Boys and Men Report by the American Psychiatric Association
We R Native: For Native Youth, by Native Youth – Maintaining A Balance
One Sky Center: The American Indian/Alaska Native National Resource Center for health, education and research
Education & Resources: LGTBQIA+
Resources below include those that may also be applicable or of interest to allies.
A Guide to being an Ally to Transgender and Nonbinary Youth: This resource shares why it can be tough for transgender and nonbinary people to bear the burden of educating others about their lived experience. This guide was created to help your education on the basics of gender identity and expression. You’ll be able to better support the trans and nonbinary folks in your lives, and help to create a safer, kinder and more accepting world.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health: This page offers resources from the CDC, other government agencies, and community organizations for LGBT Youth, their friends, educators, parents, and family members to support positive environments.
Trans 101: Trans 101 is a starter pack designed to help support trans people around you! It’s all about helping people better understand what it means to be trans, and how to make the world a better, safer, happier place for trans and gender diverse people!
Center of Excellence for Transgender Health: UCSF’s Center of Excellence for Transgender Health (Trans CoE) was founded in 2009 with a mission to increase access to comprehensive, effective, and affirming health care services for transgender and gender diverse communities.
GLADD: GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change.
National LGBTQ Task Force: For advocacy and community involvement resources.
Gender Diversity: Resources and assistance for those exploring their gender identity.
Gender Resources for Parents
Health Information Websites
Read the updated University of Maine System Tobacco Policy, effective August 31st, 2020
We are dedicated to fostering a culture of wellness through the promotion, education, and support of a tobacco-free campus to provide a safe, healthy, and clean environment for the USM Community to learn, work and live.
Tobacco Free Campus Value Statement
- Promote a cultural shift toward healthier living
- Educate USM community about tobacco use, exposure & cessation
- Provide resources, tools & training to eliminate tobacco’s harmful impact
- Collaborate with tobacco users to develop a Tobacco Free Campus plan that works toward the improved health of the environment and the community
- Read our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
- E-Cigarettes are not allowed under the Tobacco-Free policy.
Thanks to all the folks who contribute to our Tobacco-Free Campus Campaign poster contest!
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