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Maine Hospital Reopening Psychiatric Unit

The agreement allows the Westbrook hospital to operate at its full 100-bed capacity

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    Maine Hospital Reopening Psychiatric Unit
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    Spring Harbor Hospital in Maine is reopening a 12-bed psychiatric unit after reaching a funding agreement with the state.

    The agreement allows the Westbrook hospital to operate at its full 100-bed capacity. It will allow patients to leave the hospital sooner and transition to the right level of care in the community, hospital president Mary Jane Krebs said in a statement.

    The Maine Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday announced the agreement but provided no financial details.

    Spring Harbor is the only nonprofit, private psychiatric hospital in Southern Maine.

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