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News Release
March 12, 2007
Media Contact:  Tina Clark, APR
Director of Development & Community Relations
207-784-4110 x 158

New Leader for Tri-County Mental Health in Farmington

Kim M. Lane, MSW has been selected to lead the Farmington Unit of Tri-County Mental Health Services (TCMHS). Kim most recently worked at Maine General/Health Reach Network of Waterville where she was Director of Outpatient Services, Community Support and Counseling. She has extensive clinical and administrative experience, including an in-depth knowledge of legal, fiscal, and regulatory issues. She is a PhD candidate in Human Services with a focus on Organizational Leadership and has a Master's Degree in Social Work, Bachelors Degree in Rehabilitative Services, and Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice.

"Kim brings with her a broad range of experience including fiscal and clinical,and exudes the passion and energy we are looking for to support program expansion and redesign," says Catherine Ryder, Program Director. "We are extremely pleased to have her as part of our team."

Kim says she is looking forward to "joining such an eclectic community and meeting and talking with area residents." Her focus will be on meeting the needs of Franklin County residents.

Tri-County Mental Health Services is Maine's most comprehensive agency dealing with the psychological and social well-being of children, adults, and elders. TCMHS serves over 10,000 individuals each year in Androscoggin, Northern Cumberland, Franklin and Oxford counties with innovative programs and services addressing mental health, substance abuse, mental retardation/developmental disabilities, autism, and more. The Farmington Unit, located at 144 High Street, served over 500 people last year. The agency is a state, regional and national leader in trauma-informed and recovery-based service delivery, and strives to offer hope to individuals, families, and communities.