Acadia Hospital was the first psychiatric hospital in the nation to obtain the Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and continues to be a leading resource in Central Maine for the treatment of mental illness and substance abuse. Employing more than 600 professionals in the Greater Bangor area, Acadia is a member of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems (EMHS).
Acadia Hospital is a proud sponsor of Challenge Day, and was the Executive Producer of The Road Back , an award-winning film addressing anxiety and depression among teens. Their primary mission is to empower people to improve their lives. Acadia’s vision is to be the first hospital of choice, when it comes to psychiatric and substance addiction treatment. The mission of Acadia Hospital is at all times consistent with and supportive of the goals of its parent institution, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems.