Nurse Practioner Joins Franklin Health Behavioral Services

20 Aug 2015 2:11 PM | Deleted user


Nurse Practitioner Joins Franklin Health Behavioral Services

Has advanced nursing experience in behavioral health


Suzanne Alexis, NP, has joined the staff of Franklin Health Behavioral Services. Other providers in the practice include psychiatrist Arthur Dingley, DO; nurse practitioner Rebecca Chandler, APRN; and social worker Deborah Clague, LCSW.


Franklin Health Behavioral Services is located in the Mt. Blue Health Center next to Franklin Memorial Hospital, and offers a continuum of care in the areas of mental health and medication management. Outpatient services are also provided at the Androscoggin Valley Medical Arts Center on Main Street in Livermore Falls.


In her new position, Alexis will be responsible for psychiatric assessments and evaluations of adolescents and adults, medication management, and therapeutic mental health counseling. She will provide services in Farmington.


Alexis is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who received her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Southern Maine. While there, she completed two long-term clinical practicums with Maine Behavioral Healthcare in Biddeford and Springvale providing advanced psychiatric mental health care for individuals of all ages, as well as families.


Before going to graduate school Alexis served as a children’s targeted case manager at Maine Behavioral Healthcare in Portland for four years. While there she received commendation for excellence in collaboration with the legal system for youth in drug court.


For more information or to make an appointment call 778-0035.

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