Director joins AMHC senior leadership

3 years ago

CARIBOU, Maine — Ellen Bemis, CEO, Aroostook Mental Health Services, Inc., has announced that Julia Miller has joined the AMHC senior leadership team. 

“We are very pleased to have Julia join us as the program director of Prevention and Sexual Assault Services,” said Bemis. “Due to the recent expansion of agency programs, the time was right to add an additional program director. Julia’s experience makes her a great asset to our team and the clients we serve.” 

Miller oversees youth prevention and leadership initiatives provided by Aroostook Teen Leadership Camp and in partnership with Maine Youth Action Network. In addition, she manages Sexual Assault Services in Aroostook, Hancock and Washington Counties, including the Children’s Advocacy Centers, which are committed to minimizing trauma and promoting healing for children and their families following the allegation of sexual abuse.  

She served the Aroostook Band of Micmacs for 25 years, including as tribal clerk and most recently as tribal administrator. She is a trained advocate in both sexual assault and domestic violence and serves as a board member for the Wabanaki Women’s Coalition, which she helped create in 2012. 

Celebrating more than 55 years, AMHC is a nonprofit organization supporting nearly 6,000 clients annually. The agency has 26 service sites and 325 employees located across Aroostook, Washington, and Hancock counties providing mental health, substance use, crisis, sexual assault services and brain injury services (Aroostook County). 

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